Dairy Herd Management

High-tech and down-to-earth

Operating a profitable and progressive dairy farm in today’s agricultural climate involves learning to work smarter, not just harder. Successful operations are built on solid herds-person skills, effective management skills, and use of technology. If dairy farming is your career dream, completing LTC’s Dairy Herd Management program is the way to turn your dream into reality.

Career Area
Agriculture & Horticulture
Type
Technical Diploma
Program Number
31-091-1
Availability
In-Person
  • Technical Diploma
  • 2 Terms 
  • 28 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts August

Career Outlook

Dairy Herd Management

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Disclosure:

Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.

ADMISSIONS TO DO's

Work with Admissions Advisor to:

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.

PROGRAM TO DO's

Work with your Program Counselor to:

  • On Farm Placement and Release Form
  • Schedule a Program Counseling Session to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

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