Farming Operations Technology program will provide students with skills and knowledge needed for today’s farming operations which include, but not limited to, row crops, animal agriculture, and precision agriculture. Students may earn certificates by completing courses that offers exposure to principles in agriculture, and livestock equipment. Other courses for credentials will present welding, farm based electricity, and shop principles as well as agriculture finance. Students will be presented material for understanding farm machinery maintenance, soil and plant management, crop and livestock marketing, and herd management. Precision agriculture is the future of the industry and will be offered as an individual diploma.
This full-time program meets Monday-Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||16 Months|
204 Union St.
Fayetteville, TN 37334
Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 19,620
Current job openings per year: 1,950