Agriculture

Agriculture continues to be an important field because it addresses an important need, food. Those involved in agriculture are decision makers who possess extensive knowledge of production technology and marketing effectiveness. Through John Wood’s courses, you’ll learn more about the expanding uses of renewable fuels from crops and more about the growing livestock industry. If you want to help feed America, these are the programs for you.

JWCC ag student studying crops

Degrees & Certificates

Agriculture Applications Certificate
Agriculture Business Management Associate Degree (AAS)
Agriculture Emphasis Associate Degree (AA/AS)
Animal Science Associate Degree (AAS)
Beef Specialist Certificate
Swine Specialist Certificate

Career Opportunities

  • Agricultural Technician
  • Crop Specialist
  • Farm Manager
  • Precision Agriculture Department Manager

Employed By:

  • ADM
  • Farm & Home Supply
  • Farm Credit Illinois
  • Farmers National Company
  • Prince Agri Products, Inc.

Course Completion, Transfers and Salaries

Time to Complete Program: 1-2 years / 2-4 semesters
Students Transfer to:

Northern Illinois University

University of Illinois

Western Illinois University

Agriculture Illinois State Salary

Agricultural Technician: $27,700 – $60,480

Crop Specialist: $31,700 – $75,700

Farm Manager: $33,700 – $112,800

Precision Agriculture Department Manager: $31,700 – $75,700

Agriculture National Average Salary

Agricultural Technician: $39,910

Crop Specialist: $48, 090

Farm Manager: $69,620

Precision Agriculture Department Manager: $48, 090