Learn Directly from the Experts
Ready to dive into a career but need some technical skills? Get hands-on training and career-ready knowledge with a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Turfgrass Management or Field Crops Technology.
Well-trained turfgrass managers are in high demand. If you love working outdoors and maintaining beautiful surroundings, a career in turfgrass management may be right for you. Turfgrass managers establish and maintain grasses for functional (erosion control), recreational and ornamental purposes. They manage people and budgets and use their knowledge of plants and soils to produce high-quality, visually appealing turfgrass areas.
Field Crops Technology
North Carolina and the world need professionals trained to answer the tough questions of how we are going to feed and clothe everyone and provide enough grain for food, fuel, and feed. The Field Crops Technology program gives students a basic understanding of how field crops grow and management decisions influence yield; how proper soil management enhances farm profits; reducing farm inputs to maximize crop yields while protecting the environment and natural resources.