Farm, Business & Production Management

Farm, Business & Production Management

Technical Diploma

Credits Required for Graduation: 15.00

Program Overview

Today's successful farm operator must be knowledgeable about a variety of issues affecting a farm enterprise. Management principles, crop and animal production, recordkeeping, environmental concerns, legislative issues, agriculture economics and technological advances are just a few.

This program provides classroom instruction, on-the-farm instruction and group activities designed for people involved in an agriculture production operation to address topics that affect operation and profitability. The instruction is planned through five courses conducted over a five-year period, one course per year. The courses are uniquely structured so that entrance into the program is possible regardless of which course in the cycle is being offered. Students may begin the program in August, September or October each year. Students may be eligible for tuition assistance through a state tuition assistance program.