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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Lamb and Wool Management program is concerned with developing the sheep enterprise operators ability to organize and manage resources to meet family and business goals. Good management requires a sound knowledge of economic and scientific principles because they are the framework for a profitable sheep enterprise. Good management provides a perspective that considers the relationship of all parts to the whole farm business. Good sheep management requires knowledge of sheep production practices and animal science, as well as new technology developments in the field. The Lamb and Wool Management Program is concerned with the development of a person's knowledge of economic, management, and scientific principles and using them in a profit oriented decision making process that enables them to meet their goals.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Pipestone 56164

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

  • Median wage: $24.08/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Animal Breeders

  • Median wage: $19.10/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Agricultural Sciences Teachers

  • Median wage: $93,648/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Farm and Home Management Advisors

  • Median wage: $29.02/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu