Agribusiness Management Technology

About

Our Agribusiness Management program provides you with training in a variety of agriculture-related areas concerning the economic interrelationships of individuals, firms, and service agencies that are affected by the agriculture sector of the economy. It will prepare you to enter a broad range of jobs related to the management of agricultural enterprises and the marketing and sales of agriculture supplies and products.

As a student in our programs, you will take both technical and academic courses, with provisions for related activities along with on-the-job training and internships. You will apply business and economic principles, along with problem-solving and decision-making skills, to farming enterprises and related industries. This is an ideal primer for anyone looking to start or bolster a career at the intersection of agriculture and economics.

Emphasis is placed on plant, animal, and soil sciences, along with training in management techniques in production, marketing, and sales. Our program also relies upon computer agricultural business simulations.

Locations
  • Raymond
Curriculum
Location & Tours

You’re invited to T. H. Kendall, III Agricultural Complex on our Raymond Campus, where all of our agriculture-related programs are offered. To schedule an appointment or tour of our Ag Complex, please call 601-857-3334 or 601-857-3792.

Certificates and Degrees

All three agriculture programs (Beef Production, Poultry Production, and Precision Agriculture) offer stackable credentials. In just one year, you can receive a Career Certificate and be ready for employment in their field. You also have the option to pursue additional coursework to complete a Technical Certificate and Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Important Program Information

  • DEGREES / CERTIFICATES
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Survey of Agricultural Technology or Survey of Agriculture 1
Applied Principles of Animal Production or Animal Science 4
Applied Principles of Plant Production or Plant Science 3
Applied Soils – Conservation and Use or Basic Soils 4
Principles of Agricultural Management 3
Approved Electives 15
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
Applied Agricultural Economics or Principles of Agricultural Economics 3
Principles of Agricultural Marketing 3
Agricultural Records 3
Approved Electives 6
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62

Next Steps

Visit

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Apply

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Speak with a Recruiter

We are here to guide you through the enrollment process and help you make a smooth transition to Hinds. We invite you to contact us with any questions regarding your admissions and enrollment.

Contact

Raymond
Wayne Boshart
Agriculture Cluster Coordinator
601-857-3333
601-857-3577

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