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FBM AgSpark - Certificate

14 Credits
CERT3135
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 North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2017-2018 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (3 Courses)

Select the following courses:
FBMT1112 Foundations for Farm Business Management (4 Credits)
FBMT1211 Intro to Farm Business Management (4 Credits)
FBMT2325 Ethics in this Business of Agriculture (2 Credits)

Elective Credits (4 Credits)

Choose 4 credits from the following courses:
FBMT1112 Foundations for Farm Business Management (4 Credits)
FBMT1211 Intro to Farm Business Management (4 Credits)
FBMT2315 Effective Time Management (2 Credits)
FBMT2320 Family Wellness and Business Relationships (2 Credits)
FBMT2325 Ethics in this Business of Agriculture (2 Credits)
FBMT2340 Rural Leadership (2 Credits)
FBMT2345 CPR and First Aid (2 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.