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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.
•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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Class ID: 1698

Start date: 08/24/20

End date: 10/16/20

CRN Number: 31007

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 1488

Start date: 01/06/20

End date: 02/28/20

CRN Number: N11488

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 1573

Start date: 07/06/20

End date: 07/17/20

CRN Number: 31003

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Off Campus Location : 
  Off Campus.

Class ID: 1505

Start date: 04/06/20

End date: 05/29/20

CRN Number: N11505

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 1697

Start date: 08/24/20

End date: 10/16/20

CRN Number: 31006

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 1489

Start date: 01/06/20

End date: 02/28/20

CRN Number: N11489

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 1699

Start date: 10/19/20

End date: 12/11/20

CRN Number: 41010

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 1490

Start date: 03/02/20

End date: 04/24/20

CRN Number: N11490

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 1700

Start date: 10/19/20

End date: 12/11/20

CRN Number: 41011

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online

Class ID: 1491

Start date: 03/02/20

End date: 04/24/20

CRN Number: N11491

Instructional Method: Online

Tuition: $799.00

Location : Online