Get a Head Start in the Field

Photo of farmer inspecting crop

Farming and agricultural services are among Southern Minnesota‚Äôs strongest industries and South Central College offers a quick-start program that helps people with interest in the farming profession get started.  Two surveys of regional companies indicate a need for skilled individuals to replace retiring individuals. Companies are looking for talented individuals with both agronomy and business skills to fill their employment needs. The Agribusiness Agronomy Certificate provides an ideal entry into plant and soil career pathways.

People new to the ag industry will benefit from this short-term program that includes the basics of agricultural commerce, theory, operations, and technology.

With smaller class sizes, affordable tuition and experienced instructors, South Central College is a great place to learn.

Career Options

  • Fertilizer Facility Operator
  • Assistant Agronomy Operations Manager
  • Custom Applicator
  • Sales Trainee
  • Crop Insurance Agent
  • Seed Sales Representative
  • Site Manager Trainee
  • Agronomy Sales Associate
  • Account Manager Trainee

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Faculty Spotlight - AgSpark Agronomy

T.J. Brown
T.J. Brown
Prior to teaching at the College, T.J. taught high school agriculture for twelve years in Springfield, MN. T.J.’s teaching responsibilities include courses in Agribusiness Financial Management, Employability Training, and Welding.
North Mankato Phone:(507) 389-7331
North Mankato Office:C120-e
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