Farm Business & Production Management Program Details

CVTC offers a great program for anyone wishing to further their education in production agriculture on a part-time basis. The Farm Business & Production Management (FBPM) program provides students with the skills necessary to manage the resources used in the successful operation of a farm business. FBPM covers six years of part-time instruction and Cash Grain Production classes, which are a series of classes offered in a three-year rotation. Classes include group sessions and on-the-farm individual consultation.

Benefits of enrolling in this program include:

  • Staying current with changing farm technology
  • Networking with other producers and industry professionals
  • On-farm consultations focusing on producers’ individual needs (business planning, forage analysis, soil sampling and interpretation, nutrient management planning, financial analysis, and animal husbandry, etc.)
  • Farm and industry tours
  • District-wide seminars and trainings with industry professionals

The farm management courses include these as well as the three listed below:

  • Farm Business Analysis & Marketing Strategies
  • Land Use Management
  • Farm Business Planning & Risk Management

Cash Grain Production courses include:

  • Advanced Cultural Practices in Agronomy
  • Facilities & Equipment Management
  • Marketing & Financial Management

Just the Facts

Farm Business & Production Management
24 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program:
Six Years

Delivery Method

Program Location
Various Locations

Start Dates

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $3,446

View Estimated Cost Breakdown

‚ÄčThis program is designed to be completed on a part-time basis; your costs will vary depending on the courses you take. Total estimated program cost is $3,399.

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Get a Job

83% of our Farm Business & Production Management graduates get a job in the industry.

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Make More Money

Our recent Farm Business & Production Management graduates reported an average starting salary of $44,965.

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Degrees in Demand

The U.S. Department of Labor projects 80% of the jobs created in the next decade will require education beyond high school.


These are a few of the courses you will take in the Farm Business & Production Management program. For more detailed course info, click here.

  • Precision Agronomics & Energy Management
    Learn crop management, including planning, planting, care, harvesting, storage, and marketing.
  • Livestock Nutrition & Reproduction
    Apply livestock nutrition principles and complete a farm business analysis.
  • Livestock Facility, Health & Biosecurity
    Explore and learn dairy production including housing young stock, breeding and sire selection, herd health, quality milk production, and marketing.


  • Farm Help
  • Farmer
  • Herdsman
  • Owner

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