Campus Notebook

Kishwaukee College to offer summer agriculture classes

Classes will be non-credit courses; limited space available

MALTA – Kishwaukee College Community Education is offering two summer agriculture classes for people interested in learning more about precision agriculture.

According to a news release from the college, the two classes – Precision Agriculture 1 held June 18 through July 11; and Precision Agriculture 2 held July 16 through August 8 – will be non-credit courses with classroom and outdoor lab components.

The classes will give students an introductory look into the fundamentals of precision agriculture, using methods like geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS).

Space is limited to 10 participants per class, who must be 18 years of age or older, the release sates.

To register, contact Melissa Gallagher, coordinator of business development, at mgallagher1@kish.edu or 815-825-9466.

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