E.B. Howton Agriculture Engineering Building


The E. B. Howton Agricultural Engineering building houses the heart of the Agriculture Systems Technology program at Murray State University.  The Howton Agricultural Engineering Building has over 7,000 square feet of space.  The facility has 3 offices, a dual-purpose lecture/electrical lab facility and a multipurpose shop.  The hands-on teaching approach allows students to utilize the concepts learned in the classroom through application in the laboratory.  The laboratory hosts a variety of tools and equipment necessary to develop skills in all aspects of the engineering and mechanized fields of agriculture.The Agriculture Systems Technology program offers a wide variety of courses including: welding, electricity, construction, engine mechanics, surveying, soil and water engineering, irrigation, grain handling and storage, and precision agriculture.