Precision Agriculture

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Precision Agriculture

Offered as part of Agricultural Business Diploma A.A.S. degree, the 25 credit hour Precision Agriculture Certificate teaches you the tools and process of precision farming. This includes using Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and Intelligent Devices and Implements (IDIs). You will collect information, analyze data, and implement best management practices into farming practices.

This certificate isn’t eligible for financial aid, but can be earned while enrolled in the Agricultural Science AAS program.

Plan of Study

First Semester

  • AGA-154 - Fundamentals of Soil Science (3)
  • AGP-333 - Precision Farming Systems (3)
  • AGP-143 - Fundamentals of Electricity for GPS (1)
  • AGP-420 - Geospatial Data Collection (3)
  • XXX-XXX - Geospatial Elective (3)

13 Credit Hours

Second Semester

  • AGA-114 - Principles of Agronomy (3)
  • AGP-405 - Ag Applications of GIS (3)
  • AGP-425 Agricultural Spatial Analysis (3)
  • XXX-XXX - Geospatial Elective (3)

12 Credit Hours


Agricultural Sciences
1000 Washington Hall

319-398-5609
agsciences@kirkwood.edu