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Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-080-4
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.
Farmer harvesting the field

Farm Operation Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Heifer Manager
Milk Hauler
Dairy Herd Manager

Average Median Wage


Farm Operation Programs

The Farm Operation program is designed to provide young men and women with up-to-date knowledge of production agriculture. This program primarily enables students to perform productively in the field of agriculture by providing them with knowledge; skills and training related to day-to-day farm management activities. The curriculum concentrates in-depth on skills required to make sound business management decisions, and also on the care and feeding of livestock, the selection and maintenance of equipment and machinery, and the production of agricultural crops.

Farm Operation Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Fox Valley Farm Operation at Fox Valley
Mid-State Farm Operation at Mid-State
Northwood Tech Farm Operation at Northwood Tech