Crop Production

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Crop Production

Offered as part of Agricultural Business Diploma A.A.S. degree, the 21 credit hour Crop Production Certificate introduces basic agronomy concepts to students. Topics include crop and soil science, crop production, fertilizer management, and crop harvest and storage methods.

This certificate is eligible for state and federal financial aid.

Plan of Study

First Semester

  • AGA-114 - Principles of Agronomy (3)
  • AGA-217 - Field Crop Harvesting and Drying (3)
  • AGA-219 - Field Crop Harvesting and Drying Lab (2)
  • AGA-170 - Fertilizer Management (3)

11 Credit Hours

Second Semester

  • AGA-216 - Row Crop and Forage Production (4)
  • AGA-154 - Fundamentals of Soil Science (3)
  • AGP-333 - Precision Farming Systems (3)

10 Credit Hours


Agricultural Sciences
1000 Washington Hall

319-398-5609
agsciences@kirkwood.edu