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Farm Business and Production Management
Program Code: 30-090-1

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Technical Diploma: 6 Years (Part-Time), 18 Credits
Appleton Campus
Not Financial Aid Eligible

Program Description

The Farm Business and Production Management program is offered at 12 locations in the Fox Valley Technical College district.

Your classes are held throughout the year along with special field trips, group instruction and meetings. You also receive 12 hours of educational instruction on your individual farm.

This program is designed for both the beginning farmer and the established farmer looking to update their skills.

Classes are held at these locations:

  • Winchester
  • Nekimi
  • Weyauwega
  • Manawa
  • Waupaca
  • Bear Creek
  • Clintonville
  • Iola/Scandinavia
  • Seymour
  • Brillion
  • Freedom
  • Chilton

Program Outcomes

The Farm Business & Production Management Technical Diploma takes 6 years to complete. Students take one class per year. The course work is done in the classroom and on the job at their farm. The program outcomes that will be assessed in this program are:

  • Utilize agronomic resources for optimal farm production.
  • Evaluate livestock management plans.
  • Plan for operation and maintenance of farm facilities and equipment.
  • Create farm business plans.
  • Apply marketing principles to agricultural enterprises.

Contact Us

For additional information, call Randy Tenpas at (920) 735-5673 or visit the department website at

Students must follow the program curriculum in place at the time of enrollment into the program.
If you have questions, contact your advisor.

2014-15 Educational Program