It’s estimated that by the year 2050, food production will need to increase by 70% to meet our global needs.

Automation, drones, indoor farming, and renewable energy are going to be the essential technologies in the drive for more efficient, sustainable, higher yield farming. What does a career in Agricultural Technology mean for you?

Does an Agricultural Engineering Technology degree sound right for you?

Woman working in a commercial greenhouseIf you are passionate about agriculture and are intrigued by the latest technological developments, then a career in AET is for you.

You’re the type of person who doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty, fixing things instead of replacing them, and wants to work towards supplying food and goods to an entire planet.

You want an education that will equip you with the skills and knowledge to be successful in almost any technical career field.







Why choose Ranken for Ag Engineering Technology?

Ranken’s Agricultural Engineering Technology program will provide you with expertise in a number of fields including hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical systems, aquaculture, precision ag, and the latest green energy technologies. You’ll have opportunities in a number of industries upon graduation: agricultural operations, advanced manufacturing, industrial technology, maintenance technology, and more.

You’ll be taking classes in a cutting-edge facility at the Ranken West Campus that includes a complete Aquaponics grow system in a 4,500 sqft. greenhouse. You’ll have access to industry leading equipment and technical trainers that are used by top schools and organizations around the world to train tomorrow’s technicians.

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  • Electrical Systems
  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic Systems
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Aquaponics (growing fish and crops)
  • Precision Agriculture Technologies
  • Green Energy Systems