This course is a hands on cookie decorating class. Learners will ice, decorate, and enjoy holiday cookies. This course will provide 16 holiday cookies for the learner to decorate, take home and enjoy! Instructor will provide fun designs for the students to practice their skills. This class is a good way to decorate cookies without the mess of decorating.
Provides instruction to develop a nutrient management plan that will meet the NRCS 590 Standard requirements. Participants will enter soil test information into the software program SNAP-Plus and develop a plan based on the data provided. This course is intended for students who have already completed the Nutrient Management Planning 12-hour full course.
The qualified Nutrient Management Plan is a best management practice that serves as a tool to help make sound management decisions. These decisions can lead to maximized production and profit. The class will cover plan implementation using nutrient management computer software. Upon completion of the class, producers will have a qualified plan that meets state requirements, as well as available cost-share opportunities. It is highly recommended that you have current soil tests meeting UW-Publication A2100.
Experience in sanitation, quality standards and methods of food storage. Learners will advance their knife skills as they cut, chop, carve and dice. Additionally, learners will be preparing and presenting cold foods such as soups, meats, cheeses and produce.
Provides the culinary student the opportunity to apply cooking skills in a production environment. Ideally, learners will be working in a food service establishment where tickets are generated and food is prepared to order.
Focuses on the six major nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, vitamins and water) and how each is used by the body. The planning of well-balanced diets and nutritional analysis of diets are emphasized.
Examine sales and promotion strategies used in the restaurant industry. Study of attracting new customers, setting prices, developing visually appealing menus and displays, and investigating innovative methods of attracting and keeping customers.
Explore the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) process as it relates to professional butchering operations. Understand these requirements and how the HACCP process is used in commercial meat processing operations.
Develop advanced learning of carcasses and fabrication techniques that utilize meat to create value added products such as smoked, brined, or cured items in a professional meat laboratory environment. Create and package items for retail sale including cost structures while following established sanitation regulations. This course builds on the techniques and skills learned in PIFU1.
Explores the latest in plant care and agricultural techniques from leading experts in the field. Provides valuable information on many areas including controlling invasive species, designing for sustainability and maximizing yields. Leading experts from the field will lead the discussions.
Identify fish, meat or poultry by carcass, primal, sub primal and fabricated cuts of meat. Learners will explore the use of fish, meats and poultry by comparing both yield grades and quality grades. Hands-on meat fabrication, meat grinding, meat smoking and sausage making will be explored.