Online Courses in Agricultural Systems Management and Technology

Program Summary
Cost per credit hour:

2022-2023: Undergraduate $430
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3 Hours

The Agricultural Systems Management and Technology program is a course-share supported by three universities, each with a strong presence in the agricultural world.

How does it work?

Courses are taught by experts from around the nation through a partnership called AG IDEA.  You will interact with students from other universities as well as your own through innovative, hands-on lab activities.  Taking courses online will provide you the flexibility to complete course work when and where it is convenient for you.

Field of golden wheat on a beautiful day with a combine pouring the harvest into a grain truck.

Courses cover a variety of areas.

  • Renewable energy
  • Agriculture safety and health
  • Bioprocesses
  • Agriculture technology
  • Grain quality, drying, and storage
  • Chemical application systems
  • And more! Visit the Undergraduate Program Courses page to see a list of all courses currently offered.

What will I learn in these courses?

  • Develop, create, and implement safety and health programs, learn strategies to reduce accidents, and understand the laws and regulations of agriculture safety and health.
  • Discover how technology can help producers and elevators address the critical issues of grain quality, drying, and storage.
  • Discover how agricultural technology can help producers and other agricultural industry specialists in maximizing profits while maintaining and/or improving the natural resources we depend on.

AG IDEA Student Handbook

Undergraduate courses in the areas of renewable energy, agriculture and food safety, grain preservation, and machinery management and technology.

List of Courses

University Contact
These campus coordinators can help you navigate Great Plains IDEA. Click on the university name to learn more about how Great Plains IDEA works at that campus. Sydney Hadacek
Ashley Schultz
Melissa Sailors
University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

– – Katie Zueger, Merchandising Student,
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