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Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-093-4
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4303.5
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Agronomy/crop scout student in field

Crop Scout Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Field Supervisor
Crop Insurance Professional
Crop Research Assistant
Agriculture Sales Representative
Custom Applicator

 

Crop Scout Programs

The Crop Scout Embedded Technical Diploma will prepare learners to inspect farm fields and record weed, insect, disease and other observations. Learners will locate, identify, and diagnose crop diseases or pest infestation areas that may impact crop yield while utilizing technology such as drone areal images, GPS, and hands-on inspection techniques throughout the program. Learners will use knowledge of growth stages in crops in order to predict potential problems during that stage of the growing season. This is an important role to help farmers make timely, informed and economical field crop decisions.

Crop Scout Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Northcentral Crop Scout at Northcentral