Thompson Rivers University

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Applied Sustainable Ranching Diploma

Thompson Rivers University

Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
Length:19 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,487
Careers:AgrologistsHealth InspectorsFarmers and Farm Managers


Develop hands-on skills in humane animal care, stockmanship, dog training, fencing, equipment maintenance and safe operating procedures. Learn how to identify opportunities for enterprise diversification and touch on key success factors and average production/income benchmarks for sheep, poultry, purebred livestock, greenhouse, vegetables, fruits and berries, on farm processing, value added, farm store, and tourism.

Ranch hand, ranch manager, equipment, irrigation, farm inputs sales, customer service or retail manager. Many First Nations communities have ranching operations as part of their economic development arms and have career opportunities ranging from cowboy to land manager to ranch operations manager. In addition, many new people are moving into the ranching industry through succession planning or through buying ranches for the first time.

Modified on December 08, 2021