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Agriculture Technology

Livestock Production certificate

Students seeking practical training in livestock production can earn a Livestock Production certificate.

The one-year Livestock Production certificate program transfers completely to the two-year Agriculture Technology diploma, Livestock Production option.

Program requirements

For entrance requirements and other details, please see this section.

Program outline

Semester I (Fall)

Course Title Credits
AGRI 111 Introduction to Soils 3
AGRI 133 Introduction to Animal Health 1
AGRI 137 Livestock Nutrition 1
AGRI 142 Agribusiness Principles 3
AGRI 166 Agri Pests: An Integrated Approach to Insects and Weeds 3
CMNS 125 Business Communications 3
In even-numbered years:  
AGRI 138 Swine Production 3
AGRI 238 Equine Production and Management 3
In odd-numbered years:  
AGRI 232 Beef Production 3
AGRI 236 Poultry Production 3

Semester II (Winter)

Course Title Credits
AGRI 112 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers 2
AGRI 130 Principles of Sustainable Agriculture Practices 2
AGRI 134 Ruminant Animal Health 2
AGRI 167 Agri Pests: An Integrated Approach to Diseases 2
AGRI 183 Farm and Equipment Safety 1
AGRI 192 Practicum I 3
AGRI 228 Forage Crop Production 2
AGRI 231 Dairy Production and Management 2

Qualified students who successfully complete the one-year Livestock Production certificate program may also opt to receive a Milker Training certificate by working in a milking parlour to fulfill the requirements for AGRI 192, Practicum I.

Note: Courses in artificial insemination and agricultural welding are recommended but not required. Information on outside agencies offering these courses can be obtained from the Agriculture Technology department. Approximate cost for these outside courses is $550.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

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