News  |  February 23, 2016

3 Minnesota Colleges To Form AgCentric Center of Excellence

Three Minnesota colleges join forces to form AgCentric Center of Excellence

AgCentric is a MNSCU Center of Excellence in Agriculture made up of three colleges in North, Central and Western Minnesota. We are committed to developing and delivering the latest and most advanced agricultural knowledge and training in the region. We do that by connecting students, industry and education to meet the evolving demands of 21st century global agriculture.

The Center is located at Central Lakes College, Ridgewater College, and Northland Community and Technical College. Our goal is to develop and support excellence in agricultural, natural resources, and horticulture programs and career pathways in partnership with K-12, government, other academic institutions and the industry.

Member institutions of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, each college in our consortium has a rich tradition in providing innovative agricultural education and a proven track record in offering successful workforce development and farm management programs.