Agricultural Education Center

AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION CENTER

We feed the minds that feed and fuel world.

Hand-on programs, research and internship connections with the University of Illinois, and caring, veteran instructors serving students in a close-knit environment make JWCC’s Agricultural Education Center one-of-a-kind in Illinois.

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Ag Internship Placement

Logos for Cargill, Farmland, ADM, Burrus, Growmark and The Maschhoffs

…and more

JWCC ag student in field of corn

Programs & Courses

Services

Events

Ag Internships
Transfer to 4-Year University
Career Advising

Dusti Irwin

“I was given phenomenal opportunities to grow and personal instruction that prepared me for my future. John Wood is an amazing place to study agriculture.”
Dusti Irwin ‘15
National Collegiate FFA Ambassador
Ag Educator

JWCC’s Ag Alumni Livestock Judging Event and the Ag Alumni Golf Outing are just among the many events sponsored. JWCC ag students also earn state and national recognition in intercollegiate agriculture competitions.

Facilities

Ag Center Library
Computer Lab
Orr Beef Research Center
Ag Center Floor Plan

Agricultural Education Center Staff

Michele Long

Michele Long
Office Specialist
217.641.4558

Justin Lewis

Justin Lewis
Instructor
217.641.4377

Gary Shupe

Gary Shupe
Instructor
217.641.4505

Mike Tenhouse

Mike Tenhouse
Instructor
217.641.4236