Agricultural Technology Education Center (ATEC)
The Agricultural Technology Education Center (ATEC) is our classroom and laboratory teaching facility located at the UA Campus Agricultural Center where our AGTM lecture and laboratory courses are offered. The classroom seats 24 students. The laboratory is equipped with arc welding and oxywelding & cutting stations and equipment, an automated plasma arc cutting system, wood working equipment, and work space for students to engage in activities including two- and four-stroke small engine operation, disassembly & reassembly, both DC and AC electrical wiring activities, plumbing and irrigation activities, concrete mixing & pouring activities, solar PV energy system activities, tractor and ag equipment operation, topographic map reading, and land surveying. Each course includes one hour lecture, and six hours of laboratory per week.