Farm Operation and Management

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 72
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Farm Operation and Management program includes courses in all phases of technical agriculture with special emphasis on farm management. Four-week fall and spring internships allow students to be involved with harvesting and planting. Graduates have a wide variety of career possibilities in addition to working on their farm. Specializations within the Farm Operation and Management program include: �Agronomy
�Ag Mechanics
�Dairy
�Animal Science

Program Locations

  • 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