Non-Discrimination Policy: It is the policy of Indian Hills Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). Read the full policy here.
The Precision Farming program is designed to give students the skills and knowledge necessary to start or further develop an agricultural business, and/or work in a precision agriculture related field. During the course of this program students will be exposed to strategies designed to provide profitability for the farmer, environmental protection, and integration of technology.
Program Learning Outcomes
Develop students knowledge of precision farming.
Develop students skill in implementation of precision technology.
Define basic agricultural terminology.
Apply precision technology to existing agricultural systems.
Develop a sustainable farm business plan.
Analyze precision technologies for their value to various farming operations.
Evaluate marketability of commodities based on quality.