Agriculture

Berry Production Essentials certificate

QUICK FACTS

Credential:
Certificate

Duration:
Two semesters

Format:
Full time, Part time

How to apply

Start date:
January, September 

Location:
Chilliwack campus at CEP

Cost:
(Details)

FEATURES:

  • Field trips enhance classroom learning
  • Practicum provides work experience and industry contacts

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The UFV Berry Production Essentials certificate is comprised of 18 credits (6 three-credit courses) and is an excellent introduction to all aspects of berry production.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to horticulture
  • Horticulture skills and techniques for fall and winter
  • Fundamentals of pest management
  • Introduction to soils and soil fertility
  • The science and practice of fruit production

This certificate can easily ladder into a Horticulture Crop Production and Protection certificate program or Agriculture Technology diploma at UFV, if you wish to further your expertise and professional advancement in the horticulture industry.

It is also an great professional development program for people who require up-to-date knowledge of berry production.

CAREER EXPECTATIONS

This program is designed for those seeking to enter the berry industry and wishing to gain both knowledge and certification necessary to advance their career on the farm or for those seeking professional development opportunities.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

View the Berry Production Essentials certificate entrance requirements in the UFV Academic Calendar.

QUESTIONS?

Phone: 1-604-795-2813
Toll free: 1-888-504-7441, local 2813
Email: agriculture@ufv.ca
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