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Youngers Pursues Agriculture Goals at PCC

10 September 2020

Camryn Youngers, a recent Pratt Community College (PCC) gradate has continued her educations goals this semester at Fort Hays State University (FHSU).  
“I moved to La Crosse, KS and worked this summer as a CNA and at Vanderbilt's,” said Youngers. “In the fall I will start at Hays and major in Animal Science/Pre-Vet.” 

PCC featured in The Association Of Community College Trustees Around The Regions

29 May 2020

KS | The Topeka Capital-Journal | Agriculture jobs await Pratt Community College graduates

PCC Student receives Kansas Farm Bureau Scholarship

12 May 2020

Pratt Community College (PCC) agricultural science student, Jaden Smith, has been awarded a Kansas Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Foundation for Agriculture scholarship. College students that are attending a Kansas college with a Kansas Farm Bureau Collegiate Chapter and are a collegiate chapter member studying in a field that benefits agriculture and rural Kansas are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Pratt Community College Announces Plans for New Agriculture & Rodeo Complex

30 October 2019

BUILD OUR FUTURE, Pratt Community College’s (PCC) first comprehensive multi-million dollar-campaign, has secured an in-kind gift of 220 acres to develop the new PCC Agricultural and Livestock Education and Rodeo Campus. The gift of property allows PCC to expand two of its traditional educational and club programs.
 
“We are extremely grateful for this gift,” said Gregg Lesh, PCC Foundation Chair. “The College was looking at ways to expand or enhance these programs, as rural America is still very much seeking young professionals dedicated to agriculture.”
 

Ag student combines passion for agriculture and computers to set his career path

15 October 2019

A Pratt Community College student combines two passions to make his own career pathway. PCC Sophomore, Pake Sipes grew up in Stafford, Kan., which Sipes describes as a small agricultural community. Growing up in an agriculture community sparked Sipes interest to attend Pratt Community College and study Agribusiness. He chose to attend PCC because it is close to home, but yet he still has the chance to live on campus.

“I like the class sizes, and the information is interesting,” said Sipes.

Sprayer Simulator provides ag students hands-on learning experience

24 January 2019

Students in the Skyland Grain Crop Application program have a new way to learn their trade via the company’s new sprayer simulator. The simulator is the first one west of the Missouri River, providing students a unique opportunity to learn how to spray in a safe manner. Three 40 inch monitors surround the operator, who sits in a life like seat with accurate controls just like in the real equipment.

Skyland Grain FFA Ag Day

19 December 2018

High School sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in education and careers in Agriculture are invited to join Pratt Community College and Skyland Grain, LLC on campus to take part in hands-on activities in an interactive, educational, and career networking event. Participants will learn about educational opportunities available at PCC, agriculture related career fields, PCC admissions requirements, programs, and scholarships. The free event takes place on March 26, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch is provided. 

Hands-on experience at PCC teaches Agriculture students about cattle reproduction and management

02 October 2018

The Pratt Community College Agriculture department added a few new faces to enhance the program. Two, realistic life-like cow and calf simulators.
“The students are very excited,” said Agriculture instructor, Lori Montgomery. “This brings a whole new element to the program.”

Pratt County Wheat Variety Plot Tour takes place on PCC Campus

21 May 2018

On May 16, farmers, agronomists, and more gathered at a wheat plot planted south of the baseball field at Pratt Community College to learn more about different varieties of wheat. Approximately 50 people attended the event hosted by the Pratt County K-State Research and Extension office.

PCC to host Women in Agriculture Workshop

27 March 2018

On Saturday, Apr. 28, Pratt Community College will be hosting a free event for all women interested in the Agriculture industry. The event is open to high school aged females interested in exploring topics and careers in Agriculture, as well as females of all ages with an interest in or actively involved in the Agriculture industry.

The workshop will run from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. A variety of breakout sessions led by industry experts that participants may attend include:

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