Olds College Launches New Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy Diploma

Olds College's Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy Diploma program will start in September 2020 with applications opening on October 1st, 2019.

Olds College has another program to look forward to starting next fall.

The Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy Diploma program was launched last month, which will give students another opportunity for hands-on learning.

James Benkie, Olds College's Dean Program Development for Agriculture Technology, says there is a need for these types of programs moving forward.

He says they are building an environment for the growth of technology in agriculture.

Benkie adds they are tapping into new markets and areas for student learning, which includes hands-on learning at the Olds College Smart Farm.

Applications for the Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy Diploma will open October 1st this year with the first intake of students in September 2020.

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