Advanced Farm Business Management

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Advanced Technical Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Farm/Farm and Ranch Management. A program that prepares individuals to manage farms, ranches, and similar enterprises. Includes instruction in applicable agricultural specialization, business management, accounting, taxation, capitalization, purchasing, government programs and regulations, operational planning and budgeting, contracts and negotiation, and estate planning.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Hutchinson 55350
  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

Labor Market Information

  • Farmers and Ranchers
  • Median wage:$39.24/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • College Agricultural Sciences Teachers
  • Median wage:$79,617/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
  • Median wage:$26.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Farm and Home Management Advisors
  • Median wage:$27.03/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529