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Agri-Business

  • Minnesota's largest 2-year agricultural program
  • 4 internship experiences
  • State-of-the-art equipment, facilities & software
  • School farm for hands-on training
  • Unique program specialization options
  • 12 full-time faculty with strong industry experience
  • Excellent academic support and small class sizes
  • Connections with other students and industry representatives through the Post-secondary Agriculture Students (PAS) club
  • 2014 National P.A.S. Ag Sales Contest Winner

This program prepares students for occupations in ag-related businesses in the areas of feeds, seeds, fertilizers, chemicals, agricultural products, equipment, petroleum, agricultural services and office management. Students may pursue either a diploma or an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree. Students graduating with a diploma must complete 72 technical agriculture credits. The A.A.S. Degree consists of substituting 20 credits of technical agriculture with 20 credits of general education courses. Sustainable agriculture and environmental concerns are areas which will see increased emphasis.

The Ridgewater College Ag Department is unique among community/technical colleges in Minnesota in those students are allowed to specialize in the interest areas by taking 15 credits of specialized courses. There is a 3-credit internship in the fall and spring semesters of each year. This is the largest 2-year agriculture program in Minnesota.

  • Dairy Science
  • Petroleum Sales
  • Crop Science
  • Agronomy Tech
  • Office Management
  • Management and Sales
  • Animal Science​

2016-2017

Agri-Business A.A.S. Degree
Willmar
72 Credits

Agri-Business Diploma
Willmar
72 Credits

2015-2016

Agri-Business A.A.S. Degree
Willmar
72 Credits

Agri-Business Diploma
Willmar
72 Credits​

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