Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy

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Program Information

School:Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Faculty:Werklund School of Agriculture Technology
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Business Technology
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Agronomy and Crop Science
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
Description:Take an active role in bridging the gap between advancing technology and agriculture with the Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy diploma. This two-year program will provide you with an in-depth understanding of how to leverage advancing technology, with the science of agronomy, to make data driven decisions that favorably impact crop production.

Tapping into the Olds College Smart Farm ecosystem, you will receive instruction from world-class leaders in agriculture, automation and artificial intelligence within the agri-food industry. Through hands-on learning, you’ll be equipped with the necessary skills to effectively integrate precision technology, with agronomy, to create systems that are both actionable and effective, for on-farm decision making.
URL:Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $7,868

Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $10,948.00
Scholarships:23
Careers:Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and SpecialistsAgrologistsFarmers and Farm ManagersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • 2 of   Biology  or   Physics  or   Chemistry  or   Science 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus 
Applicants must have 50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2; 50% or better in Math 20-1 or Math 20-2 (Pure or Applied Math 20); and 50% or better in 2 of Science 20, Chemistry 20, Biology 20 or Physics 20 or 1 of Science 30, Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Physics 30.
Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Academic Upgrading and High School Applicants: Applicants currently in high school or who are completing academic upgrading must submit proof of enrollment and any available interim/midterm marks. Final marks must be submitted within one month following the completion of the course(s) and no later than one month prior to the program start date.

    International Students in this program will require a Co-Op Permit, a Study Permit and a Social Insurance Number for this program.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 18, 2023

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