Thompson Rivers University

Applied Sustainable Ranching (Williams Lake)

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Program Information

School:Thompson Rivers University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
Description: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.


URL:Applied Sustainable Ranching (Williams Lake) at Thompson Rivers University
Length:19 Month(s)
Scholarships:3
Careers:AgrologistsHealth InspectorsFarmers and Farm ManagersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) 
  •   English 

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on February 14, 2019