Agriculture

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Prepare for entry into the dynamic world of agriculture. With UFV's Agriculture programs, you gain theory, core principles, and practical training in horticulture, integrated pest management, and livestock production. UFV's nrew production and laboratory facilitiy allow you to get valuable hands-on training.

The Fraser Valley's favourable climate and fertile land create opportunities for engaging field trips and interaction with a variety of local agricultural and horticultural businesses.

UFV Agriculture programs

Agriculture Technology diploma

The UFV Agriculture Technology diploma is the perfect program to acquire training in production, business management, and marketing techniques as they apply to modern agricultural production.

Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Horticulture major

The UFV Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Horticulture major, helps you develop the perfect mix of technical, communication, and business skills to prepare you to play a leading role in the region's agricultural sector.

Bachelor of Business Administration for Agriculture Management

The UFV Bachelor of Business Administration for Agriculture Management is designed for professionals who have been working in this growing industry for two years or more and would like to advance their career by studying at a university that has a recognized track record of agricultural excellence in teaching and research.

Livestock programs

Livestock Production certificate

UFV's comprehensive one-year Livestock Production certificate prepares you to manage operations on dairy, beef, sheep, goats, poultry, equine, or hog farms or to launch a career off-farm in agribusiness management, sales, marketing, or research.

Milker Technician certificate

UFV's Milker Technician certificate is perfect if you wish to learn to milk high-producing dairy cows efficiently, following sanitary procedures and correct milking techniques.

Horticulture programs

Horticulture Crop Production and Protection certificate

Be actively involved in practical, hands-on activities in the Agriculture Technology department greenhouses. The Horticulture Crop Production and Protection certificate qualifies you for work as an assistant in field crop production and in government positions. You may also become a technician in a greenhouse, nursery, garden centre, landscape company or grounds maintenance company.

Berry Production Essentials certificate

UFV Berry Production Essentials certificate provides you the essential knowledge to begin a career in berry production and ladders into the Horticulture Crop Production and Protection certificate.

Field Vegetable Production Essentials certificate

UFV Field Vegetable Production Essentials certificate equips you with practical and theoretical training to prepare you for a career in field vegetable production. The program ladders into the Horticulture Crop Production and Protection certificate.

Integrated Pest Management Essentials certificate

Prepare for entry-level pest scout positions with an Integrated Pest Mangagement certificate, a skill that plays a key role in agriculture today. 

Floral Design certificate

Master the mechanics, theory and skills to be a skilled floral design professional with this part-time Floral Design certificate, offered through UFV Continuing Education.

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