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The Agriculture Systems Technician AAS program is designed to provide students with skills in commercial driving, welding, and pest management for entry-level positions such as farm mechanics, agriculture technicians, and production welders in agriculture-related industries. (Students will have the ability to earn a commercial drivers license upon completion of TRNS 105).

Program Outcomes

  • Examine principles of pesticide applications, commercial driving, and welding techniques.
  • Apply analytical and critical thinking skills in relation to the agriculture industry.
  • Form technical knowledge and skills in relation to agriculture industries.
  • Demonstrate written and verbal communication to effectively work in agricultural professions.

Ag Facilities

The 100-acre Three Rivers Farm houses our TRC Rodeo team, which won a national championship in bull riding in 2022. The Farm is equipped with a 42-stall barn, outdoor lighted arena, state-of-the-art livestock working facility, rotational grazing system, and much more! The Sikeston location includes a row crop lab. Both facilities offer hands-on learning opportunities so students can practice the skills that are needed to excel in the agriculture industry.

Join the Aggies Club

The Aggies Club is involved in campus, community, and industry activities. The club presents opportunities to help students network, grow as individuals, and provides hands-on experiences.

Contact Kathryn Clark at for more information.


Kathryn  Clark

Kathryn Clark

Instructor/Coordinator, Agriculture and Forestry



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