Caddo-Kiowa Technology Center, Fort Cobb
THEN: Growing up in rural Oklahoma, Jessica loved working with the land and was hired as a sales consultant for Crop Production Services of El Reno after obtaining a degree in communications and business. The Crop Care Program at CKTC helped Jessica:
- Learn how to help clients battle threats to their crops and increase productivity.
- Learn about agronomy, soil sampling and agricultural technologies, using Global Positioning Systems and Geographic Information Systems.
- Select the best agronomic practices to target problems, while addressing environmental and applicator safety concerns.
NOW: Jessica, the only female to complete the first part of the state’s only Crop Care program, is working on the second part to complete her credentials.