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Farm Business & Production Management

Farm Business & Production Management
Technical Diploma
19 Credits
Monroe Campus

Flexible Learning Options

At Blackhawk, we understand our students have busy lives and hectic schedules which is why the college offers a variety of flexible learning options to best serve you. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.

Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:


What You’ll Learn

Farmers need to be adaptable and ready for change at all times. Markets continuously evolve, farms increase or decrease in size and new technology is constant. In order for your farm business to grow and succeed, you must be able to keep up with the latest advances in producing food and fiber to meet the world’s needs. With BTC’s Farm Business and Production Management program you’ll delve into the latest farm management principles such as crop and livestock management, commodity marketing, soil and nutrient management planning, and governmental regulations – learning everything you need to know about how to grow and improve current farm operations you own or manage.

This seven-class technical certificate program is designed specifically for farm owners, operators, renters, and farm managers. It is structured around weekly scheduled group sessions held at the Monroe Campus and includes individual, on-farm instruction giving you invaluable, focused training. Enroll in August or January and complete the program in one year or take a class or two each year. Our goal is to offer flexibility to fit your needs. Plus, this program is a terrific precursor to an associate’s degree in Agribusiness/Science Technology.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Average Wage

$38,002

*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Farm Owner
Farm Manager
Farm Cropping Specialist
Farm Nutrient Manager
Herdsman
Milking Technician
Farm Business Manager


Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.

Farm Business & Production Management
Agribusiness Specialist

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Additional Program Information

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