Established in 1917, Kemptville Campus is one of Ontario's oldest agricultural education institutions. Built originally to support and strengthen farming practices in Eastern Ontario, the campus is committed to specialized quality education and service, and has a long-established tradition of working with communities to meet the needs of the agri-food industry. The campus is located in Eastern Ontario, 30 minutes south of Ottawa.
The campus provides Associate Diploma programs in:
All Associate Diploma programs provide practical, skill-oriented training and are two years in duration. Co-op diploma programs for Agricultural Equipment Technicians and Horticultural Technicians and a variety of apprenticeships, certificates and short courses are also available. Beginning in 2007, the campus added degree studies, delivering the first two years of study for students enrolled in the new Equine Management major of the Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management program.
Research programs at Kemptville focus primarily on the crop and dairy industries that exist in Eastern Ontario, and include research stations at Winchester, New Liskeard, and Emo. Programs are focused on sustainable and environmentally safe crop and animal management systems.