Agronomy Technology​​

 

Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase

December 1, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Willmar Campus

HIGH SCHOOL AND RIDGEWATER AG STUDENTS

  • Discover employment opportunities in agriculture
  • Attend industry presentations about new products and technologies
  • Network with industry representatives from major agriculture companies
  • Explore the trade show exhibits
  • Review the agriculture training programs available at Ridgewater College
  • Students - to register - go to http://www.ridgewater.edu/AgCareer-Tech

EXHIBITORS/PRESENTORS

Ridgewater College is holding an agricultural career fair and trade show for agricultural employers to recruit 
workers and showcase their products to the next generation of growers and agribusiness professionals.

The event will be held at the Ridgewater College’s Willmar Campus Gymnasium on Friday, December 12017 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. (The trade show will end at noon. Student job interviews and industry
presentations continue until 4:00 pm.) Agriculture industry companies will be able to:

  • Recruit highly trained technical agriculture students for employment.
  • Meet future customers and promote products to the next generation of farmers.
  • Present products and job opportunities in small group breakout sessions.

Approximately 200 Ridgewater College agribusiness and production agriculture students plus area high school students will be attending.

To register complete and return the form below:

REGISTRATION FORM 

There is no fee charge to participate.

For additional information, contact:

Curt Fettig 
curt.fettig@ridgewater.edu
320-222-5267

Program Distinctions

  • MINNESOTA’S LARGEST 2-YEAR AGRICULTURE PROGRAM
  • 4 INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCES
  • STATE-OF-THE-ART equipment, facilities and software
  • SCHOOL FARM for HANDS-ON TRAINING
  • Unique PROGRAM SPECIALIZATION options
  • 12 FULL-TIME FACULTY with strong industry experience
  • Excellent ACADEMIC SUPPORT and SMALL CLASS SIZES
  • CONNECTIONS with other students and industry representatives through the Post-secondary Agriculture Students (PAS) club
  • 2014 NATIONAL PAS AG SALES CONTEST WINNER​

 
About the Program 

Agronomy Technology is a two-year program that includes classroom, laboratory and internship for a total of 72 credits. This partnership agreement is designed to provide education to meet the needs of local Agriliance cooperatives in custom application, sales, service, and crop scouting.​

In this program, students will receive:

  • The latest in precision agriculture
  • State-of-the-art technical training
  • Experience using custom application equipment
  • Paid internship experience
  • Education for a high-demand career

Students interested in this program should have a genuine interest in employment as a custom applicator. Graduates will have a commercial applicator’s license, a CPR certificate, commercial driver’s license, and forklift certificate. Students may start the beginning of fall or spring semester with sponsor approval.

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Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.