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Agribusiness Dairy Technician
Technical Diploma (TD)
Part Time and Full Time
Financial Aid Eligible
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*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
Dairy technicians play an important role in the dairy industry. Today’s high-tech livestock and dairy business requires special training and education. Learn to manage a dairy herd with skills like artificial insemination, sire selection, reproduction, herd health, nutrition and ration balancing. You’ll also learn records management, commodity marketing and agribusiness management. Hands-on instruction will prepare you for a career in dairy production.
Artificial Insemination Technician
Herd Feeding Technician
Estimated Program Cost
This program will cost about
based on current tuition and fees.
Additional materials and supplies will cost
Textbooks will cost about $222.00*.
Tuition and fees are subject to change.
Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.
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Agribusiness Dairy Technician
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An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.
Credit Transfer Options
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Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
- Create a livestock management plan.
- Apply relevant technologies.
- Investigate opportunities in agribusiness.
- Interact as a professional in agribusiness.
- Apply economic and marketing strategies to agribusiness industry.
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