BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) – Kellogg Community College and Michigan State University are working together to expand agriculture education opportunities for students.

Farm Landscape, Photo Date: 8/2/14 / Source: RichardBH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

The schools have expanded their Agricultural Operations Program to offer students a new Kellogg associate’s degree program and two certificates from Michigan State.

Studies in the programs cover a variety of areas, including farm, water, weed and resource management; soil science and plant pathology; regulation, safety and compliance issues; and technology.

Each program path requires a 480-hour internship that’s completed during the summer semester, where the students gain hands-on experience in the field or in agribusiness.

Kellogg launched its original Agricultural Operations Program with Michigan State

Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution