Agronomy Certificate

Description

The Agronomy Certificate is offered to help producers or aspiring agriculturalists learn skills and techniques that will help them become successful agriculturalists in the areas of crops and soils. This certificate may be of interest if you want to be more involved with agriculture and enjoy working outside with your hands. These certificate courses may be substituted for like courses in the Dairy Science Associate Degree program. This certificate provides students with the basics of agronomy.
Completers

  • Understand basic principles of crop production
  • Utilize a nutrient management plan
  • Perform soil sampling
Ladders

Some of the credits transfer into NTC's Dairy Science Associate Degree.

Recommendations

  • Strong computer skills
  • Math, reading and writing
  • Ability to work independently
  • Understand and follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to participate in physical activities such as lifting 50 pounds