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Ag Power Freshman signs work contract upon graduation

21 October 2019

Pratt Community College Freshmen Mitchell Becker, Agriculture Power Technology student, has signed a three year contract with Prairieland Partners upon completion of the program.

Becker grew up in Conway Springs, Kan. and says he has always had a knack for mechanics. He heard about the program from multiple sources including his friends and his brother, and decided to join the PCC program.

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.
 

Program receives tractor through grant

31 August 2011

Wanting to be able to teach students on the newest equipment available, Pratt Community College asked for a new tractor in the Ag Power Technology department with this year's grant money. Every year the school receives the State Vocational Capital Outlay Grant, which is funded through the Kansas Board of Regents.

"We wanted to provide the department with a tractor that has modern electronics, hydraulics and control systems," said Jim Stratford, Vice President of Instruction.

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