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Ag Production / Farm & Ranch Management

This program combines Animal and Crop Production courses with those of Agribusiness to provide training for students to go directly into the dynamic field of modern production agriculture, agribusiness, or the many agricultural service provider industries. Take your new knowledge gained in the classroom directly to work on our crop science/soils laboratory and our irrigated circle located right on campus. Live Animal Laboratory facilities give students a chance to work directly with livestock. Local producer cooperators also give student the opportunity to apply new skills on actual farms and ranches in the area. Our Meat Science courses allow you to enhance your Animal Science curriculum by focusing on the meat product resulting from successful animal agriculture. Whether you intend to enter the field of Animal Production, or are interested in a career in the food industry, Meat Science courses can increase your success. Gain a clear understanding of meat production, and how to produce animals that meet the requirements of today’s consumers for maximum profitability.

Course Requirements

Find your plan of study in the 2021-22 Course Catalog.

Degrees Available

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate

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David McCollum

Professor Animal Science/Ag Business