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AgriTech Institute

Agritechnology Institute

Agritechnology Institute offers comprehensive programs in Animal Science, Ecology, Ag Mechanics, and Plant Science. These institutions specialize in integrating cutting-edge technology with agricultural practices, providing students with hands-on experiences and skills crucial for addressing modern agricultural challenges. Through a dynamic curriculum and hands on learning, these institutes prepare students to excel in diverse fields within the intersection of agriculture and technology.

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At A Glance

Hands-on Experience

Our program offers a wide range of hands on experience within agriculture as well as personal development opportunities. We work with every student to find their interests in Ag and tailor their experience to help them find their passion within Ag.

Leadership Development

Our institute gives students opportunities to grow into leaders both inside and out of the classroom. Students are able to talk with industry professionals, take on leadership roles through FFA, participate in volunteering and community outreach. By the time students graduate from our program they will not only be better consumers, but a leader within their community.

Career and Leadership Events

CDE (Career Development Events) and LDE (Leadership Development Events) in FFA are competitive activities that provide students hands-on experiences in agriculture. These events benefit students by fostering practical skills, leadership abilities, and a deep understanding of the agricultural industry, preparing them for successful careers and leadership roles.

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Coursework

Introduction to Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

This course covers sustainable agriculture, food production, and resource management. Students will learn about sustainable practices, soil health, pest management, irrigation techniques, and strategies to minimize environmental impact. By the end of the course, they will be able to make informed decisions about sustainable agriculture and contribute to shaping the future of food systems.

Natural Resources and Ecology

This course explores the interplay between living organisms and their surroundings. Students become familiar with ecosystems, conservation techniques, and sustainable natural resource management, emphasizing the significance of environmental responsibility in agriculture.

Principles of Animal Science

Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the biology, behavior, and management of livestock and poultry in this course. The curriculum encompasses a wide range of topics including animal nutrition, reproduction, genetics, and welfare, providing students with a comprehensive grasp of animal science principles.

Principles of Plant Science

Students will study the biology, cultivation, and management of crops, with a focus on plant physiology, genetics, and agronomy. This course emphasizes sustainable agricultural practices, plant breeding, and the role of plants in food production and environmental sustainability.

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How to Apply

Students who wish to take part in this program will need to apply and be accepted into the program. To apply, you must provide the following:

  1. Application
  2. Two Teacher Recommendations
  3. Complete the Essay Prompts
  4. Mentor Form: Sponsorship form someone in a STEM profession who will serve as your mentor during your time in the ETI program.
  5. A GPA of 3.5 or higher in Math and Science and a score of 60% or higher in Math on MAP assessment

At this time, the program can accommodate a limited number of students per class. All qualified students will need to take the Engineering & Technology requisite course as an elective during their freshman year, if class size permits.