Lake Area Tech’s Agriculture program option, Livestock Production and Management, combines the studies of large animal and ranch management. Students will acquire valuable knowledge and experience needed to work and succeed in modern livestock operations, feed supply companies, and animal health businesses – in addition to high-demand jobs in the ag-production industry.
During the 18-month option, students will gain an understanding of various topics including soil and crop science, safety, animal science, commodities, animal health, basic animal husbandry, breeding practices, farm management, equine science, sheep and goat production, swine science, dairy science, fertilizers, soil and water management, nutrition, plant management, beef production, herd management, forages and grasses, milk production, marketing, and more. Also included are two supervised internships, during which students will obtain beneficial, hands-on experiences.
Ag classes take place in our modern agriculture center complete with smart classrooms, state-of-the-art labs, and a spacious shop area. Upon completion, the student will earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Agriculture.