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Butler Community College Agriculture Program
"Preparing Our Students to Serve Your Community"

Facts about the program:

  • Over 200 Agricultural students
    • Steady enrollment increases over the past 15 years
    • Small classroom setting with classes averaging approximately 15 students
    • Approximately 70% of students transfer on to four year programs
    • Students return to the agriculture workforce primarily in the Butler County and Flint Hills region
  • Nationally recognized faculty
    • 1998 NACTA Fellow Teacher Award Recipient
    • 2003 Golden Apple Outstanding Teacher Recipient
    • 2004 Who‘s Who Amongst America‘s College Instructors
    • 2004 Wichita Eagle "My Favorite Teacher" Recipient
    • 2009 Butler‘s Award of Distinction for Student Engagement
    • National Collegiate Livestock Judging Champion
    • Serve as educators, advisors and mentors
  • Great teaching environment with a balance of classroom, outdoor lab and hands–on learning activities in new state–of–the–art agriculture facilities!
  • Championship livestock judging team that annually ranks amongst the nation‘s elite.
  • Practical classes in the areas of crop and livestock production, financial management and equine sciences designed to serve both the traditional student and Butler community.
  • Degree programs include: animal science, agribusiness, farm & ranch management, agronomy, ag. communications, pre–veterinary medicine and livestock management

Facts about our students:

  • Entered career fields of production agriculture, veterinary medicine, pharmaceuticals, communications, vocational agriculture instruction and extension—just to name a few!
  • Students from well over 20 states
  • Winners of 7 out of the last 12 Hubbard Award of Excellence given to Butler‘s outstanding graduate based on academic achievement, activity involvement, and community service
  • In the past five years:
    • 40 students have held office in 14 different national junior breed associations
    • 6 students have reigned as queens/ambassadors for national breed associations and youth groups
    • 20 students have traveled overseas as winners of national agricultural competition teams
    • Students have held internships with some of the premier ag. companies in the country
    • 32 Agriculture Futures of America scholarship recipients and conference attendees
    • Over 40 former students pursuing advanced Law, Masters, and/or PhD degree programs