Agriculture >> Agronomy Certificate Level 1
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•5 eight-week online courses
•1 blended course that include face-to-face, hands-on sessions at the Olds College campus;
***Please note that the online courses can be taken on a stand-alone basis, and they can be taken in any order. All 5 courses are all pre-requisites for the Field School.
It is recommended that you complete the 4 online courses prior to Field Scouting and Data Management.
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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If you have questions, please provide us with the course title and number when e-mailing or calling.
All online classes have a 2-week registration deadline. In the event we have availability after this time, there will be an admin fee charged for processing a late registration. Please call 403-556-4740 to check availability.