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Poultry Production

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 15
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Dairy Husbandry and Production. (NEW) A program that prepares individuals to manage the selection and care of dairy animals and associated dairy farm and processing facilities and operations. Includes instruction in basic animal and dairy science; dairy animal nutrition and health; design and operation of dairy housing, feeding, and processing facilities and equipment; and related issues of safety, sanitation, shipping and handling, and applicable regulations.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

Labor Market Information

  • College Agricultural Sciences Teachers

  • Median wage: $79,617/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Animal Breeders

  • Median wage: $19.49/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • 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