On Farm Communications Training

Cultivating Career Success

Join us for an enriching opportunity to delve into the world of farming through our comprehensive Farm Immersion program (formerly known as Agronomy 101 Training) at the Central Lakes College Ag & Energy Center in Staples, Minnesota. Our immersive training days are designed to equip NRCS and SWCD participants with hands-on technical knowledge and educational insights across various aspects of modern agriculture. These sessions are covered through grant funding. Registration for this event has begun, and can be found below.

What to Expect:

  • Topics Covered: Our training sessions cover a wide array of essential farming aspects, including:
    • Equipment Ride and Drives
    • Irrigation
    • Farm Economics
    • Livestock Management
    • Cover Crops
    • Conservation Practices
    • Crop Rotation & Planning
    • Fertility & Integrated Pest Management
    • Technology and Precision Agriculture
    • Other Collaborative Efforts
  • Training Dates: The sessions will be held in May 8, 9; July 18, 19; and October 16, 17. Participants are expected to attend one session in each of these months.
  • Location: Central Lakes College Ag & Energy Center, providing a conducive environment for practical learning and skill development.
  • Dress Accordingly: Participants are advised to dress according to weather conditions as some training activities might be outdoors.
  • Lunch Provided: A delicious lunch will be provided, ensuring you stay energized throughout the day.

Why Attend:

  • Hands-On Learning: Engage in interactive sessions and hands-on experiences tailored to deepen your understanding of agricultural practices.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from seasoned professionals and experts in the field who are passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow employees from around the state, industry experts, and potential collaborators, fostering a network within the agricultural community.

Registration Details: Reserve your spot for the package of these three enriching six-hour training days. Sessions will be held on May 8, 9; July 18, 19; and October 16, 17. Participants will be expected to attend one session in each of these months.

Click the link for Registration

Registration is now closed for the 2024 sessions. Check back in the near future for the chance at a spot in one of these packages of three enriching six-hour training days. This training was formerly known as CLC Agronomy 101 Training.

Prepare to immerse yourself in the world of farming and gain invaluable insights into the multifaceted aspects of modern agriculture. Whatever your existing farming knowledge level is, this program is designed to cultivate success in your agricultural understanding.

For inquiries and registration, please contact Judy Barka: [email protected]. 320-221-0219

Come ready to learn, engage, and grow as we embark on this enriching farming journey together!