Zero in on the 25 Best Colleges for Precision Agriculture

Zero in on the 25 Best Colleges for Precision Agriculture

UGA Precision Ag participants

Precision agriculture programs are burgeoning and finding a place at higher learning institutions around the globe.
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Recently, GrowingProduce.com reported on the latest ranking of the world’s top universities in the subject of Agriculture & Forestry, according to U.K.-based education marketing and networking firm Quacquarelli Symonds. Similarly, our colleagues at PrecisionAg Professional attempted to answer the question: Which schools are the best of the best when it comes to precision agriculture?

Perhaps the biggest step in the process is choosing a major. In agriculture, more and more students are focusing their studies on the quickly growing field of precision agriculture.

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Based on feedback from industry experts and Internet research, the edit team at PrecisionAg Professional compiled a list of the top precision ag programs at colleges and universities in the world. They also surveyed the heads of these programs to provide a self-assessment and peer review, including listing the schools they think have the best reputation in education, research, and Extension/outreach for precision agriculture. Only four-year schools are included in this initial list.

Click here or on the photo above to find out who made this “Top Tech” list for agriculture.