Interested in combining your interests in agriculture and business into a single degree? Our students benefit from both classroom instruction and practical laboratory experience, which includes use of the extensive facilities at the college farms. You'll learn to understand the income and expense sources of varied agricultural businesses; prepare and assess an agribusiness business plan; understand marketing principles; delve into small business management, including payroll and human resources; and competently represent agriculture in all venues.
Graduates of this program generally pursue careers with the industries and agencies that serve production agriculture. Some typical career choices include: sales and service representatives for feed, fertilizer, and equipment industries; inspectors of milk and other agricultural products; rural credit officers; or specialists with agencies such as the Dairy Herd Improvement Association, the Soil Conservation Service, and the Peace Corps.
Students who complete a degree in Agribusiness Management Technology can transfer seamlessly into bachelor’s programs in Business or Diversified Agriculture.
A student with an Associate of Applied Science in Agribusiness Management Technology will be able to:
Understand the income and expense sources of varied agricultural businesses
Adequately prepare and assess an agribusiness business plan
Prepare income and expense accounts
Understand marketing principles
Understand small business management including payroll and human resources
According to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, about 60,000 tons of food scraps are added to landfills every year. That’s a lot of waste!
Those directly involved in Vermont food systems, like Vermont Technical College, want to close the loop between agricultural output and waste.
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There’s a new way to do an age old farm chore — spread manure. Most Vermont farmers use sprayers on tank trucks. But long hoses can now take manure from its source to the fields. It's a high-tech method that yields many benefits recently demonstrated at Vermont Technical College in Randolph.... Read More
Vermont Tech is pleased to announce the donation of the Norwich Farm dairy farm to the college. The donation encompasses an approximately 350-acres, 40-tie stall operational dairy farm on Turnpike Road in Norwich , Vermont along with three residential buildings and multiple barns. The college... Read More