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Online and OnDemand Courses

AgSafety4u is an online course designed for youth (ages 16 and up), new and beginning farmers, and for employers and employees of agricultural operations looking to enhance their knowledge and/or to provide professional development with a heavy emphasis on tractor and machinery.

This online course covers the basics of pond management and identifying and controlling aquatic plants.

A seven lesson course for beef cow/calf producers interested in improving their production practices and ultimately profitability of their operation.

Extension horticulture and entomology experts provides basic instruction for those who are thinking about starting backyard hives, as well as continuing education for new or experienced beekeepers.

This is an introductory, self-paced online course on food safety and sanitary practices for commercial manufacturers of food products.

The Extension Livestock Grazing Home Study Course is a six lesson course for livestock producers interested in running a profitable livestock operation that focuses on feeding animals with pasture resources.

A six lesson course for goat producers interested in improving their production practices and ultimately profitability of their operation.

The NSTMOP was originally developed and designed for 14- and 15-year-olds seeking employment in production agriculture. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Hazardous Occupations Order in Agriculture (AgHOs) regulation prohibits 14- and 15-year-olds from operating farm tractors and attached powered equipment unless the youth has successfully completed an approved safe tractor and machinery operation training program.

This is an online training course for food service managers, chefs, caterers, cooks, health officials and inspectors. Proprietary online course, exams proctored by extension educators.

The online course is intended to help owners of earthen ponds (generally larger than one quarter acre in size) better manage their pond or lake.

A six lesson course for sheep producers interested in improving their production practices and ultimately profitability of their operation.

Adults and teens engaged with workforce development agencies, organizations and non-profits receive viable training to prepare them for employment.

A six lesson course for swine producers interested in improving their production practices and ultimately profitability of their operation.

While a written business plan does not guarantee success, it provides a direction for the future of a business, and ninety percent of agricultural lenders require a written business plan.