Agriculture Production Technology Programs

students watching a cattle ultrasound during ag class

Technology continues to evolve everywhere, including in the agricultural industry. Workers need specialized training in production methods as well as the latest developments in agriculture technology to prepare for a successful career in the agricultural industry. 

What will I learn?

Students in LCCC's Agriculture Production Technology Program learn about areas such as animal care and breeding, crop and soil science and participate in an agricultural internship. The program also allows students to study in LCCC’s state-of-the-art facilities and get hands-on experience with livestock.

Credit Diploma

The Credit Diploma in Agricultural Production Technology prepares students to immediately enter the workforce in direct support of production agriculture working as an employee or entrepreneur in livestock and/or crop production. Students enrolled in this credit diploma will gain industry certifications for commercial pesticide application and artificial insemination as well as a supervised internship. The technical expertise offered in this degree program can be easily embedded in the Agriculture and Equine Pathway Associate of Applied Science.

Available at the Cheyenne main campus.

What can I do with this degree?

This degree is designed for students who wish to complete two semesters of school and transition to the workforce. 

The program will prepare the student for employment as:

Visit Career Coach for additional information about Agricultural Equipment Operators.

Visit Career Coach for additional information about Agricultural Technicians.

Visit Career Coach for additional information about Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers.

Visit Career Coach for additional information about Agricultural Inspectors.

Visit LCCC's Career Resources to find tools for selecting the right program for you and marketing yourself to future employers.

  • Calf Class at LCCC
  • Calf Class at LCCC
  • Cattle Showing
  • Calf Class at LCCC
  • Calf Class at LCCC
  • Ag Class looking at soil at LCCC
  • Inspecting soil in a field during LCCC Ag Class
  • LCCC students in Greenhouse
  • LCCC Ag Students
  • LCCC Ag Students
  • LCCC Ag Students

Agriculture Activities 

Students have to opportunity to participate in clubs like the livestock show team, livestock judging team, ranch horse team, block and bridle club, intercollegiate horse show association team and rodeo team in addition to industry field trips and internships.

Cost of Attendance

For general college expenses, students should view LCCC’s cost of attendance. Students in this program do not typically incur additional expenses.