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Certificate Programs

Training for Bioenergy Feedstock Management

In addition to certificate options in Bioproducts, Industrial Maintenance, and Energy Systems Technology, the Biomass Feedstock Management certificate complements existing degrees in Water Management, Agriculture, Forestry, and Horticulture. Formed with input from industry experts, extension specialists, contractors, producers, researchers, government regulators, and educators, the Biomass Feedstock Management certificate program includes courses in:

  • Biomass Feedstock Management
  • Introduction to Precision Agriculture & Farm Management
  • Pasture & Range Management
  • Field Crop Production
  • Plant Anatomy and Morphology
  • Plant Diseases and Insects
  • Weed Biology and Identification
  • Basic Soil Science
  • Agriculture Safety and Health
  • Chemistry

These topics will enable careers in emerging bioenergy businesses and industries including:

  • Field managers for bioenergy grower cooperatives
  • Oilseed crop agronomists and consultants
  • Tree farm crew supervisors
  • Agriculture machine technology and system design consultants
  • Biomass nursery managers
  • Bioenergy logistics coordinators

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For more information contact Jason Selwitz
(509) 527-3678