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Academics > Educational Programs > Agronomy


This program provides the basic knowledge of soil and plant relationships and combined with “hands-on” training that allows students to gain valuable experience.  With the Crop Science Lab located on the KOCH Nitrogen facility, students will learn to:  Take soil tests and understand the interactions of nutrients in the soil and how to make sound nutrient recommendations based on University models.  Identify pests, including weeds to insects and control options.  Observing today’s crop and production systems that are above average in this changing environment.   Learn about the new technologies for irrigation, residue management and drought tolerance.

This program is part of the Agriculture Program

College Catalog

This catalog contains the curriculum information a student needs in planning his or her studies at Dodge City Community College.  All students need to become familiar with the language of the college catalog and the necessity of planning a sequence that will provide either a one-year certificate or a two-year degree.  Advisors are provided to assist students in planning their academic program.  As a student, please make sure that you consult your advisor for guidance in planning a program of study.  Students are ultimately responsible for assuring that their academic program meets the requirements for graduation and/or transfer to another degree granting institution.

Contact Information

David McCollum
Professor of Animal Science/Ag Business
2501 N. 14th Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801