Agriculture and Natural Resources

Global Agriculture Learning Center

The Global Agriculture Learning Center is focused on educating and bringing agriculturists together from around the world. We are dedicated to creating professionals in agriculture with a global sense through applied learning for greater understanding and production practices of food, fiber, and fuel for our growing world.

Our mission is to build interest and education worldwide in agriculture through applied learning, analysis, innovative practices, and technology.

Located in Waterloo, Iowa, USA

Hawkeye Community College is located in Waterloo, Iowa, USA, in the heart of agriculture production.

Iowa’s rich soils, ideal weather for crop production, transportation infrastructure, and many other factors make Iowa and the Cedar Valley a great place to produce agriculture commodities.

Iowa ranks number one, or at the top, in many areas of agriculture commodity production. Hawkeye's Farm Lab has the facilities, equipment, and land to host many applied learning events for our students as well as agriculture professionals from around the globe.

The Global Agriculture Learning Center is open to students, agriculture professionals, industry, and educators around the globe!

Upcoming Events

Iowa FFA Conference April 20–21, 2015
Iowa Ag Educators Conference June 23–25, 2015
World Food Prize October 14–16, 2015
National FFA Convention October 27–30, 2015
Agritechnica Experience, Hanover Germany November 7–13, 2015
Growing Haitian Agriculture Study Abroad January 2016
Exploring Brazilian Agriculture Study Abroad March 2016

Global Agriculture Learning Center

Ag Instructor

Brad Kinsinger
Bremer Hall 111E
1501 East Orange Rd
P.O. Box 8015
Waterloo, IA 50704-8015

319-296-2329 ext.1321
319-296-4249 (fax)
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International Student Admissions


Marina Durinova
Hawkeye Center
Upper Level
telephone (voice):
    +1 319-296-2329, ext.1590
    +1 319-296-1028
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