Farming Operations Technology


Farming Operations Technology program will provide students with skills and knowledge needed for today’s farming operations which include, but not limited to, row crops, animal agriculture, and precision agriculture.  Students may earn certificates by completing courses that offers exposure to principles in agriculture, livestock equipment, and precision agriculture.  Other courses for credentials will present welding, farm based electricity, and shop principles as well as agriculture finance.  Students will be presented material for understanding farm machinery maintenance, soil and plant management, crop and livestock marketing, and herd management.  Precision agriculture is the future of the industry and will be offered as an individual diploma.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,344.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,599.49

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Farming Operations Helper Certificate432Certificate
Farming Operations Specialist Certificate864Certificate
Farming Operations Technology 1296Diploma
Crop Production Technology 1728Diploma
Livestock Production Management 1728Diploma
Precision Production Technology 1728Diploma
Forestry Operations 1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
3070 Hwy 64
PO Box 89
Crump, TN 38327


First Trimester: 
FOT0001 Worker Characteristic
FOT1010 Technology Foundations
FOT1021 Intro to Ag Technology
FOT1022 Plant and Soil Maintenance
FOT1023 Livestock Maintenance
FOT1024 Ag Engineering Technology
Second Trimester: 
FOT0002 Worker Characteristic
FOT2011 Introduction to Computers
FOT2012 Intro to Precision Agriculture
FOT2040 Welding
FOT2050 Basic Electricity
FOT2061 Farm Record & Finance Simulation
Third Trimester: 
FOT0003 Worker Characteristic
FOT3010 Farm Machinery & Equipment Maintenance
FOT3020 Ag Building & Design Construction
Fourth Trimester: 
Student Chooses Fourth Trimester Module for Completion of Additional Diploma
FOT0004 Worker Characteristic
FOT4010 Machinery
FOT4020 Soil/Plant Management
Fourth Trimester – Crop Production Technology Diploma
FOT4030 Crop Marketing
Fourth Trimester – Livestock Production Management Diploma
FOT0004 Worker Characteristic
FOT4040 Herd Management
FOT4050 Pasture Management
FOT4060 Livestock Marketing
Fourth Trimester – Precision Production Technology Diploma
FOT0004 Worker Characteristic
FOT4070 Advanced Precision Agriculture
FOT4080 Advanced Farming Systems
Fourth Trimester - Forestry Operations Diploma
FOT0004 Worker Characteristic
FOT4090 Forestry Foundations
FOT4100 Forest Operations

Books and Supplies Lists


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