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Spanish for Dairy

Description: Introduces Spanish language vocabulary and grammar for use in the dairy industry. Covers relevant terminology and syntax for basic communication and understanding. Examines the characteristics of Latinx/Hispanx culture, as well as this cultural context in the workplace on the dairy farm. 

Who Should Take This Course:

  • Current or future dairy farm owners, managers, supervisors, or shift leads who supervise or hire Spanish-speaking employees
  • Agriculture professionals working within the dairy industry
  • Anyone who is interested in learning related vocabulary and phrases for use on-farm or in the dairy industry

Syllabus: Click here to download a PDF of the syllabus

When is it Offered: 

  • Fall 2022 = September-November OR
  • Spring 2023 = January-March

Format: 8 weeks, self-paced w/optional weekly live sessions

Please note: The timing of the live sessions are TBD. We will poll students to determine the best times to offer these sessions during the week to accommodate working schedules

Cost: $ 325

Carolina Pinzón-Sanchez, Owner, Forte Dairy
Jennifer Blazek, Director, Farm & Industry Short Course
Trisha Wagner, Farm Management Program Manager, Division of Extension

Participants have the option to receive a digital badge, “Spanish for Dairy Industry”, for successfully completing this course. Click this link to visit badgr site and learn more about the digital badge

To Register:

Fall 2022 Class – Register on Eventbrite at this link

Spring 2023 Class – Register on Eventbrite at this link