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FARM BUSINESS & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Program Description

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:
Face to Face

Program Location:
Various Locations

Start Dates:
Fall

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $3,399

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How To Enroll

To have someone contact you on enrolling in the Farm Business & Production Management program, please fill out this short form.

Get more detailed information and specific program requirements.

Call 1-800-547-CVTC for more help.

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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 $48,463.

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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.

Courses

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.

Careers

  • Dairy Farmer
  • Farm Help
  • Farmer
  • Herdsman

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