Agribusiness| Riverland Community College Accredited 2-Year Minnesota School Offering Programs to Southern, MN - Riverland

Agribusiness

Agribusiness focuses on the processing, warehousing, distribution, marketing and retailing of products used in farming. The goal of agribusiness is to improve operations in order to keep prices reasonable.

NOTE:  This certificate program is part of the Associate in Science Agricultural Sciences Degree.

    What will I study?
  • Introduction to Agribusiness Management
  • Introduction to Agronomy
  • Introduction to Soil Science

 

    Career Outlook
Where Do Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products Work?

Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products often work in the following industries.

  • Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
  • Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
Job Title Examples

Procurement Specialist, Purchasing Manager, Trader, Almonds Grower Representative, Buyer, Farm Marketer, Procurement Manager

 

    Program Scholarships

The college offers several scholarships for students to help with the cost of their education.

 

Faculty Highlight
Nick Schiltz

Nick Schiltz
Ag Instructor

Dan Hoffman

Dan Hoffman
Interim Dir. of Center for Ag & Food Science

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Last Updated: October 24, 2016

    Quick Facts
  • Certificate
  • 19 Credits | One Semester
  • Location: Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna
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