Class 4 Career and Technical Certification Areas

Plant and Soil Sciences

  • Crop Identification and Production
  • Agronomic Practices
  • Forage Production
  • Grazing Management
  • Plant Genetics and Breeding
  • Plant Physiology
  • Precision Agriculture and GPS Applications in Agriculture
  • Soil Fertility and Amendments
  • Weed Management and Control
  • American Agricultural Policy (e.g. Farm Bill)
  • Agriculture Machinery and Equipment


If you have at least 10,000 hours (5 years or more) of experience including all or most of the skills listed above please complete the Class 4 application.