Agriculture >> Agronomy Certificate Level 1
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Prepare to support the agri-service industry by gaining practical training in crop production systems, nutrition and protection. This entry-level program answers the industry's call for trained crop scouts possessing basic agronomic skills. Interactive online discussion is emphasized to meet your needs, and an on-campus Field School will cap the program of study. You may have had previous post-secondary training but lack specific knowledge in agriculture, or you may have agricultural experience in another country but require specific training in Western Canadian farming practices. •4 eight-week online courses; 3 credits each •2 blended courses that include face-to-face, hands-on sessions at the Olds College campus; 3 credits each ***Please note that the online courses can be taken on a stand-alone basis, and they can be taken in any order. All four online courses are pre-requisites for the blended Field Scouting course, and these 5 courses are all pre-requisites for the Field School. Following completion of the program, the learner will be able to: •Identify Western Canadian crops and associated production systems •Interpret soil test reports and calculate fertilizer blends •Document pest populations •Implement integrated pest management plans •Collect crop, pest and soil field data •Use selected technologies – GPS, GIS, Digital Photography •Communicate clearly and concisely with agricultural stakeholders

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Class ID: 477

Start date: 01/08/18

End date: 03/02/18

11078

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 484

Start date: 07/03/18

End date: 07/13/18

31002

Instructional Method: ClassRoom, Online

Tuition: $799.00

Class ID: 483

Start date: 04/09/18

End date: 06/01/18

11083

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 480

Start date: 01/08/18

End date: 03/02/18

11080

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 482

Start date: 03/05/18

End date: 04/27/18

11082

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 139

Start date: 10/23/17

End date: 12/15/17

41016

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 481

Start date: 03/05/18

End date: 04/27/18

11081

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 138

Start date: 10/23/17

End date: 12/15/17

41015

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online