Farming Operations Technology

About

This program will provide students with skills and knowledge needed for today’s farming operations which include, but not limited to, row crops, animal agriculture, and precision agriculture. Students may earn certificates by completing courses that offers exposure to principles in agriculture, livestock equipment, and precision agriculture. Other courses for credentials will present welding, farm based electricity, and shop principles as well as agriculture finance. Students will be presented material for understanding farm machinery maintenance, soil and plant management, crop and livestock marketing, and herd management. Precision agriculture is the future of the industry and will be offered as an individual diploma.

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,008.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,690.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Farming Operations Helper432Certificate
Farming Operations Specialist865Certificate
Farming operations Technology1296Diploma
Crop Production Technology1728Diploma
Livestock Production Management1728Diploma
Precision Production Technology1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute
701 North Main Street
PO Box 70
Jamestown, TN 38556
Morgan County Career and Technical Center
132 Flat Fork Road
Wartburg, TN 37887

Job Duties

Job Outlook

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
FOT 0001 - Worker Characteristic
FOT 1010 - Technology Foundations
FOT 1021 - Intro to Agriculture
FOT 1022 - Plant and Soil Maintenance
FOT 1023 - Livestock Maintenance
FOT 1024 - Ag Engineering Technology
Second Trimester: 
FOT 0004 - Worker Characteristic
FOT 4010 - Machinery
FOT 4020 - Soil/Plant Management
FOT 4030 - Crop Marketing
Third Trimester: 
FOT 0004 - Worker Characteristic
FOT 4040 - Herd Management
FOT 4050 - Pasture Management
FOT 4060 - Livestock Marketing

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Mahaliah Stults
423-663-4900

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