• PCC basketball starts on Wed. Nov 1. Women tip-off at 6 pm. Men tip-off at 8 pm.

PCC’s ag power program loaned $300,000 tractor

29 August 2016

As the start of the 2016 fall semester has begun, Ag power students received hands-on training with a Case Magnum 310 loaned from Straub’s International out of Pratt, KS. This tractor retails at $270,000 to $300,000 and allowed students to receive training on the highest quality of equipment. They spent two days learning and running checks on this tractor and will continue to train on different equipment throughout the year.
 

Skyland Grain visits campus and signs partnership

11 August 2016

Officials from Skyland Grain, LCC visited the Pratt Community College campus on Aug. 8 where they made their partnership official. Skyland Grain CEO David Cron and members of the Skyland team travelled from their headquarters in Johnson, Kan. and eastern administrative offices in Cunningham on Monday to visit the PCC campus and together signed a partnership agreement for the newest agriculture program launching this Fall.

PCC student pays homage to late ag instructor

21 July 2016
A Pratt Community College Agriculture student is honoring the late Bill “Doc” Hunter with a shiny statement and homage to his life. Kelly Doherty, a sophomore returning to PCC this fall, has set out to show her appreciation for “Doc” in the form of a custom silver belt buckle.
 

PCC partners with Skyland Grain for new agriculture program

20 July 2016

Pratt Community College and Skyland Grain, LLC from Johnson, Kan are partnering together to add a new certificate program to the popular Agriculture and Ag Power departments. Students will be able to enroll in a Crop Application one year certificate program beginning this Fall. At the end of the program students will have learned fundamentals of agriculture science, technology and gain workforce experience from Skyland Grain.

PCC instructor gives KCCTE workshop to high school instructors

28 June 2016

Nine high school vocational instructors were on the Pratt Community College campus June 21 through 24 for a small engines class taught by Ag Power instructor Rod Stewart.
 
The instructors were on campus participating in a workshop to learn a curriculum and hands-on sessions to take back to their schools and implement. This effort comes as a state wide initiative to have more vocational classes taught in Kansas high schools.
 

Dedication ceremony to happen Dec. 5

26 November 2014

Pratt Community College will have a building dedication ceremony on Dec. 5 to honor a longtime supporter of the college and unveil the sign for the recently expanded and newly renamed Dudrey Agriculture Technology Center.

This summer, the college added 1,650 square feet on the east side to what was formerly known as the Ag Power Building. The addition was possible because of money that was given to the college by Carl and the late Bonnie Dudrey.

Strohl Received Ag Power Foundation from PCC

17 August 2011

After learning about farm equipment used in fields today, Keith Strohl started working with advanced technology for Record Harvest Enterprise, Inc.

Strohl graduated from Pratt Community College's Ag Power Technology Program in 2003 and then went to Fort Hays State University, through PCC, where he received a degree in Technical Leadership.

At his job now, Strohl is the manager in the State of Kansas for Record Harvest Enterprise, Inc., where he focuses on selling advanced equipment and helping with installs, when needed.

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