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Farm Business & Production Management Technical Diploma

Program Code: 300901

As a graduate of the Farm Business and Production Management program, you have the skills needed to compete and be profitable in the ever-changing agricultural economy. You are prepared to own and operate or be employed on today's modern farms. With additional education and/or work experience, you may become a dairy herdsperson, general farm manager, farm records manager, crop supervisor, livestock feeding specialist, farm equipment and facilities maintenance manager, farm service employee, and field equipment operator.

Employment Potential

A graduate of the program will have basic skills necessary to own and operate or be employed on a farm.

    With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.

    • Dairy Herdsperson
    • General Farm Manager
    • Farm Records Manager
    • Crop Supervisor
    • Livestock Feeding Specialist
    • Farm Equipment and Facilities Maintenance Manager
    • Farm Service Employee
    • Field Equipment Operator
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    Requirements for Program Entry

    • Contact 920-498-5444 for information regarding how to reach the instructor in your area.
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    Curriculum
    Curriculum: The Farm Business and Production Management Technical Diploma is a six-year, part-time program. Upon graduation, a student will have completed 24 credits.
    First Semester
    Semester Total
    24
    Total Credits
    24

    Program Outcomes

    • Calculate farm business cost of production for forage, grain, beef, pork, and milk
    • Prepare and assess a livestock management plan that is environmentally friendly
    • Prepare and assess a business financial plan
    • Develop and assess a soil and crop management plan that is environmentally friendly
    • Own, operate, and/or be employed in an agriculture-related industry
    • Implement a business, soil, crop, and livestock management plan that is environmentally friendly
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    Note

    • Tuition assistance is available through the Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture and the Wisconsin Technical College Categorical Funding Tuition Assistance Grant; other local scholarships are available.
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