Agriculture Technology

Agriculture is moving fast. Are you ready to keep up?

Our new Agriculture Technology Programs will prepare you for careers in the agriculture industry that leverage the latest technology to enhance food production and increase productivity. Through the use of technology and data, you will explore some of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing agriculture today.  

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Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy Diploma

The Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy program is an exciting NEW diploma focused on data, technology and agronomy. Graduates from the Diploma in Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy will be prepared for careers that require a deep understanding of the connectedness between agronomy, agriculture machinery/purpose built network management, and data sciences. Students will engage in hands-on training on our Olds College Smart Farm ecosystem, focusing on integrating precision technology and agronomy and enhancing decision support systems through actionable and effective on-farm decision making. Graduates will be prepared to work in fast-paced environments where emerging technologies are constantly influencing the industry.

Length of Program: 2 Years

Method of Delivery: Blended

Program Intake: September

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Agriculture Technology Integration Post-Diploma Certificate

Designed for students who already have a diploma, degree or journey-person certification in a related field, such as mechanics, agriculture, land, environment, technology or engineering. The new Agriculture Technology Integration Post-Diploma Certificate will provide you with an understanding of how related technologies interact to provide accurate information and real-time monitoring data to the agriculture producer. Learn to link emerging technologies with existing farm infrastructure to enable producers to maximize their time in the field.  

Length of Program: 8 Months

Method of Delivery: Olds Campus or Online

Program Intake: September

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Experience the Olds College Smart Farm

As a student in the Agriculture Technology programs, you will have access to the Olds College Smart Farm, a giant lab that gives our agriculture technology students a competitive advantage, and sets us apart from any other program offered in Canada. The Smart Farm ensures students have access to new and innovative technologies in a real-world agriculture environment.