Farming Operations Technology

About

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.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,248.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,179.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Farming Operations Helper Certificate432Certificate
Farming Operations Specialist Certificate864Certificate
Farming Operations Technology 1296Diploma
Student Chooses Fourth Trimester Module for Completion of Additional Diploma
Crop Production Technology 1728Diploma
Livestock Production Management 1728Diploma
Precision Production Technology 1728Diploma

Campus Locations

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

Job Duties

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, or supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, financial, or marketing activities.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 16,400

Current job openings per year: 1,190

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
FOT 0001 Worker Characteristic
FOT 1010 Technology Foundations
FOT 1020 Intro to Agriculture
FOT 1030 Farm Safety
FOT 1040 Introduction to Computers
FOT 1050 Farm Livestock/Equipment Management
FOT 1060 Intro to Precision Agriculture
Second Trimester: 
FOT 0002 Worker Characteristic
FOT 2010 Soil Maintenance
FOT 2020 Livestock Maintenance
FOT 2030 Shop Principles
FOT 2040 Welding
FOT 2050 Basic Electricity
FOT 2060 Farm Record & Finance Simulation
Third Trimester: 
FOT 0003 Worker Characteristic
FOT 3010 Farm Machinery & Equipment
FOT 3020 Ag Building & Design Construction
Fourth Trimester: 
Student Chooses Fourth Trimester Module for Completion of Additional Diploma
FOT 0004 Worker Characteristic
FOT 4010 Machinery
FOT 4020 Soil/Plant Management
Fourth Trimester – Crop Production Technology Diploma
FOT 4030 Crop Marketing
Fourth Trimester – Livestock Production Management Diploma
FOT 0004 Worker Characteristic
FOT 4040 Herd Management
FOT 4050 Pasture Management
FOT 4060 Livestock Marketing
Fourth Trimester – Precision Production Technology Diploma
FOT 0004 Worker Characteristic
FOT 4070 Advanced Precision Agriculture
FOT 4080 Advanced Farming Systems

Instructors

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