Are you interested in operating your own farm or running an agricultural business but do not want to commit to a four-year college degree program?
A wise alternative is the Farm and Industry Short Course offered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
The Farm and Industry Short Course is a 16-week educational program uniquely designed to prepare students for exciting careers in agriculture. You can choose from over 50 courses in the areas of soils, crops, poultry, dairy, meat animals and general livestock, agricultural engineering, agricultural economics, human relations, and communications. You do not need to specialize or major in any particular area and can choose those courses that are of greatest interest and value to you. If you wish to focus on a specific topic, six specialty certificates are offered.