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Agricultural Technology Business

Students in WVC’s Agricultural Technology Business program prepare for a variety of challenging and rewarding positions in the agriculture industry.

Students learn about communication skills, crop and livestock production, new developments in the agriculture industry, and develop skills in marketing, management, and financing agribusiness.

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Graduates of this program will have job opportunities in operational or mid-management positions at agricultural suppliers of feed, seed, fertilizer, chemicals, grain, equipment, and other products and services. 

Students in the Ag Business program will have the opportunity to earn their Commercial Pesticide Operator license.

Additionally, students in the program have the opportunity to take coursework to prepare them to sit for the Commercial Driver’s License written test. 

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Students are required to be a part of a distinctive internship program where they are trained in entry-level agricultural business positions. 

"Learn while you earn" in areas such as agricultural education, agricultural finance, agricultural communication, farm management, and other agriculture-related jobs.

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Students in the Ag Business program will have the opportunity to earn their Commercial Pesticide Operator license. Additionally, students in the program will have the opportunity to take coursework to prepare them to sit for the Commercial Driver’s License written test.

One of the most distinctive portions of this program is its internship program. Students can participate in a variety of internships, which can include agricultural education, agricultural finance, agricultural communication, farm management and other agriculture-related jobs.

Students in WVC's Ag Production program are eligible to participate in several student clubs:

Agriculture Technology Club – Students will participate in campus activities and co-sponsor educational trips

Collegiate Farm Bureau Club- Students will participate in campus activities and in local Farm Bureau activities, attend meetings and presentations on agricultural issues and co-sponsor educational trips

National Professional Agricultural Student Organization – Students can participate in competitions and professional development opportunities

Program Internships – "Learn while you earn" in entry-level agricultural positions

In addition to scholarships that all WVC students are eligible for, students in WVC's Agricultural Production program are eligible for the GROWMARK Scholarship. Students may also be eligible for scholarships through their local county farm bureaus, FFA chapters and other community organizations.