Northeast to host precision ag camp for high school students

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by amandab  4/24/2019 8:36:16 AM --  NORFOLK, NE - High school students will have the opportunity to explore the many advances in precision agriculture at a free camp being offered at Northeast Community College this summer.

Ag-Citing Precision Ag Camp will meet Wednesday, June 12, and Thursday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days on Northeast’s Norfolk campus.

Campers will learn to use the tools and gadgets in precision management, such as satellite imagery, auto-steer, sensors, drones and other technology. Workshops will explore precision equipment used in planting and harvest. Campers will also take an industry tour and meet professionals as they learn about careers in precision agriculture.

Registration is limited to the first 20 applicants and is available to students who will be in grades 9 through 12 for the 2019-20 school year.

The camp is offered free of charge.

To register, visit http://www.northeast.edu/2019/Ag-Citing-Camp. For more information, contact the Northeast Community College Agriculture, Math and Science division at (402) 844-7180 or email Debb Strate at debs@northeast.edu.

This activity was partially funded with federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 funds administered through the Nebraska Department of Education, grant number V048A180027.

 

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ATTACHMENT: Ag-Citing Precision Ag Camp logo. (Courtesy Northeast Community College)

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