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National Science Foundation

Developing A Precision Ag Workforce

Developing a precision ag workforce

With the assistance of the National Science Foundation, Northeast Community College is leading the way to ensure an educated and connected Precision Agriculture workforce for the future. Northeast is providing an interactive educational experience for high schools, college students and the incumbent workforce to ensure they are prepared to meet the demands and challenges of the future of agriculture, today.

Explore What Northeast Can Offer You In The Areas Below

Business and Industry Training

Northeast strives to be your link to staying up to date on current industry practices. Our Precision Agriculture trainer provides many opportunities throughout the year to continue to improve your education and skills in Precision Agriculture.

Opportunities to Stay Connected to Changing Industry Practices:

Expanded career pathways into precision agriculture

Short-course workshops for continuing education

Workshop modules that can count for college credit!

  • Soil Management Technology
  • Understanding Ag Data and Variability
  • Additional Modules Coming Soon

Customized training in Precision Agriculture to fit the needs of your business.


Our highly qualified instructors provide an interactive precision agriculture program to ensure a continuous flow of qualified technicians into the workforce.

Integration of College Farm Data Into the Classroom

  • Field Prescription Writing
  • Return on investment analysis
  • Farm data is being incorporated into all agriculture courses at Northeast!

Students receive exposure to real-life industry scenarios and challenges

Precision Agriculture training using the Precision Agriculture Learning Simulator

Students receive a hands-on educational experience. Learn more.

Building a precision equipped planter from scratch!

High School

By introducing area high school students to the field of Precision Agriculture they are able to discover the many possibilities that await them as they continue their education and start their career.

Exciting Opportunities for High School Partners!

High school curriculum co-developed by high school agriculture educator partners

Early College opportunities through Fridays @ Northeast

Hands-on learning experience with the Precision Agriculture Learning Simulator

Exploration of precision agriculture opportunities in education and career fields

Are you interested in bringing the high school precision agriculture curriculum or Precision Agriculture Learning Simulator to your school?
For more information, contact Northeast.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1700680. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.