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Ag Tech Workforce Program at Hartnell

Hartnell College proudly serves as a connection between students who seek to begin or advance their careers in all aspects of agricultural technology, especially within the Salinas Valley's fresh produce industry.

Student conducting research in USDA lab.Our focus is on providing degrees, certificates and skill-specific training at our Agricultural Business & Technology Institute (Alisal Campus) that includes on-the-job training, including "learn-while-you-earn" opportunities.

We sincerely appreciate the support of such partners as the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California, Bank of America and the All Within Our Hands Foundation.

Available Programs

  • Agriculture/Business
  • Agricultural Production/Food Safety
  • Agricultural Production/Plant Science
  • Advanced Automotive Technology
  • Advanced Diesel Technology
  • Manufacturing (Robotics and Mechatronics)
  • Welding

Student intern checks spinach field.

To Learn More

Whehter you are a prospective student interested in learning more about these programs or an employer interested in partnering with providing an agricultural technology internship, please contact program assistant Celia Anderson at 831-755-6798 or