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Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-091-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Dairy Herd Management Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Dairy Herdsman
Dairy Herd Manager
Assistant Herd Manager
Farm Helper

Average Median Wage


Dairy Herd Management Programs

This program offers students the opportunity to learn to more effectively manage their own dairy farm or to work for a dairy operation. Dairying has become one of the most specialized areas of agriculture, and this program is designed to meet the needs of operating a modern dairy farm. The program offers courses in business management, livestock, crops, finances, record keeping, feeding, housing, breeding, and milking to maintain a productive, healthy dairy herd. Additional areas of instruction include computerized records analysis, genetics, and marketing.

Dairy Herd Management Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Lakeshore Dairy Herd Management at Lakeshore