Farm Business Management

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program is designed to help farm families improve their financial enterprise and marketing management skills. Farmers enrolled in the program receive on the farm instruction in record-keeping, budgeting, business analysis, tax planning, marketing, computer usage and technical assistance relative to crops, livestock, buildings and equipment. Courses are individually scheduled with farmers.

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