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FBM AgSpark - Certificate

14 Credits
CERT3135/CERT2154
Degree Description

In effort to attact new farmers and beginning farmers to rural Minnesota, FBM instructors have identified several courses that would aid individuals as they start their farming careers.  Our mission is to meet the personal and career goals of a wide range of individual learners that enhances the quality of life as individuals sustain their agricultural entrepreneurial venture.

Admission Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer Semester


Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2019-2020 school year. If you need to see this program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (2 Courses)

Select the following courses:
FBMT1112 Foundations for Farm Business Management (4 Credits)
FBMT1211 Intro to Farm Business Management (4 Credits)

Elective Credits (6 Credits)

Choose 6 credits from the following courses:
FBMT1170 Intro to Farm Commodity Marketing (3 Credits)
FBMT2205 Special Topics-General Farm Management (2 Credits)
FBMT2206 Special Topics-General Farm Management (2 Credits)
FBMT2207 Special Topics-General Farm Management (2 Credits)
FBMT2208 Special Topics-General Farm Management (2 Credits)
FBMT2209 Special Topics-General Farm Management (2 Credits)
FBMT2215 Special Topics-Marketing (2 Credits)
FBMT2216 Special Topics-Marketing (2 Credits)
FBMT2217 Special Topics-Marketing (2 Credits)
FBMT2218 Special Topics-Marketing (2 Credits)
FBMT2219 Special Topics-Marketing (2 Credits)
FBMT2225 Special Topics-Crops (2 Credits)
FBMT2226 Special Topics-Crops (2 Credits)
FBMT2227 Special Topics-Crops (2 Credits)
FBMT2228 Special Topics-Crops (2 Credits)
FBMT2229 Special Topics-Crops (2 Credits)
FBMT2235 Special Topics-Livestock (2 Credits)
FBMT2236 Special Topics-Livestock (2 Credits)
FBMT2237 Special Topics-Livestock (2 Credits)
FBMT2238 Special Topics-Livestock (2 Credits)
FBMT2239 Special Topics-Livestock (2 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.