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Experience Highland: Agriculture

Friday, April 8, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Student/Conference Center

Learn more about Agriculture at Highland with hands-on workshops and program highlights! We’ll also give you a campus tour and talk about registration and scholarships over lunch!

Register for the event here.

Workshops you’ll take part in:

Agricultural Technology
Practice the skills necessary to operate a 120’ RoGator applicator in our spray applicator simulator and learn to fly an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

Crop, Soil, & Horticultural Science
Discover the requirements of growing a successful crop as they create ideal light, temperature, soil moisture, and pH conditions for plants, measured by electrical probes and sensors.  

Animal Science 
Identify feedstuffs used to develop livestock rations, learn the basics of artificial insemination, and discover the foundations of animal health in this interactive lab-based experience.

Agribusiness – Career and Internship Exploration
Highland Agriculture College students will share their internship experiences and provide advice to high school students.

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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