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Technical Program - Crop Production - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Crop Production (CRT.CROP)

Certificate

The Crop Production certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in crop production situations. These situations include farming, farm management and farm operations. Program contains a minimum of eight weeks of internship at an approved location.


For more information contact:
Mark Niemerg
217-234-5327
mniemerg@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 Course offered in Summer Term Only
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
AGR 040 Agriculture Math +
2.5 - 3
MAT 116 or General Education Mathematics or higher *  
AGR 052 Principles of Crop Production +
3 - 4
AGR 204 or Principles of Field Crop Science +++  
AGR 060 Animal Husbandry +
3 - 4
AGR 206 or Animal Science  
AGR 050 Soils +
3.5 - 4
AGR 205 or Soil Science  
AGR 122 Farm Management +
2.5
  Total Semester Hours:
14.5 - 17.5
 
Second Semester
AGR 049 OSHA Ag Machinery Safety +++
1
AGR 111 Introduction to Ag Software +++
2
AGR 123 Agriculture Marketing +++
2.5
AGR 051 Soil Fertility +++
2.5
AGR 121 Farm Business Records +++
2.5
AGR 041 S.O.E. I +++
3.5
AGR 152 Intensive Crop Scouting +++
2.5
Electives
1
  Total Semester Hours:
17.5
 
Summer Term
AGR 120 Agriculture Economics 1
3 - 4
AGR 207 or Intro to Ag Economics  
AGR 053 Integrated Pest Management 1
3
  Total Semester Hours:
6 - 7
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
AGR 124 Farm Credit and Finance ** +++
2.5
AGR 084 Tractor Tune-Up and Repair
2.5
AGR 086 Adjusting New and Used Machinery ** 1
2.5
AGR 090 Agriculture Mechanics ** +
2.5
AGR 042 S.O.E. II ** 1
2.5
AGR 151 GPS/Applications in Ag ** +++
3
   

Total Program Hours: 38 - 42
Last Updated: 10/25/11

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