Ag, Land & Animals

Ag, Land & Animals

One of the Leading Ag Programs in the Nation

Kirkwood agricultural programs provide exceptional hands-on learning experiences at state-of-the-art facilities that you won’t find anywhere else. The Kirkwood ag campus includes a 400-acre working farm, 6,000 square feet of greenhouse space, farrow-to-finish swine education center, cow-calf operation, sports turf labs, and a Precision Agriculture learning center. Our programs also manage the largest native prairie in Iowa as well as the 675-acre Atherton Wetland Outdoor Learning Laboratory. Whether your focus is animal and crop production, wildlife management, horticulture, small animal health, farm management, or ag technology, we’ll get you on the right track to a great career.

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Agriculture - Liberal Arts

Get the classes you need to transfer your Associate of Science (A.S.) degree to a four-year college.

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Agriculture Business

Study ag business from all angles, including sales, advertising, economics, farm management, and more.

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Agricultural Science

Create the degree that makes the most sense for your career goals — or develop your own custom program.

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Diesel Ag Technology

Find great local career opportunities in agriculture equipment or heavy equipment maintenance and repair.

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Diesel Truck Technology

Get high-tech training in diesel truck and diesel-powered equipment maintenance and repair.

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Golf Course and Athletic Turfgrass Management

You'll have the best hands-on opportunities turfgrass education has to offer.

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Landscape Horticulture Studies

Create a more beautiful world — you can choose a design track or a construction track.

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Parks and Natural Resources

This program is perfect for anyone who has a deep concern for preserving and managing natural resources.

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Veterinary Technician

Veterinary technicians provide professional technical support to veterinarians, biomedical researchers, and other scientists.

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Kirkwood Field Cam

Keep an eye on the crop progress at Kirkwood’s main campus in Cedar Rapids.

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Related Programs

High School Dual Enrollment

Connect with modern agriculture through class lectures, discussions, hands-on activities, and an introduction to the broad selection of careers in the field.

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1-Year Diploma

As a Veterinary Assistant student, you'll prepare for a career working with animals in a variety of settings such as veterinary clinics, boarding kennels, and grooming salons.

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1-Year Diploma

As a pet grooming student, you learn to groom and maintain the appearance of pets, usually dogs. Grooming includes brushing and cutting the pet's hair, trimming toenails, bathing the pet, and cleaning its ears.

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Mckenzie Feld

“I came from a small school and knew that transitioning to Kirkwood would offer me many opportunities in the classroom, as well as set me up for a successful future.”

Mckenzie Feld,
Robins, Iowa


Questions?

Agricultural Sciences
1000 Washington Hall
319-398-5609
agsciences@kirkwood.edu

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