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Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Change processes such as drying, grading, storing, or shipping to improve efficiency or profitability.
Determine types or quantities of crops or livestock to be raised, according to factors such as market conditions, federal programs or incentives, or soil conditions.
Direct crop production operations, such as planning, tilling, planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying, or harvesting.
Direct the breeding or raising of stock, such as cattle, poultry, or honeybees, using recognized breeding practices to ensure stock improvement.
Evaluate marketing or sales alternatives for farm or ranch products.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Fort Hays State University Hays Public AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS Bachelor Degree - BS 124
Fort Hays State University Hays Public AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS Bachelor Degree - BS 124
Barton Community College Great Bend Public BEEF CATTLE PRODUCTION Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 23
Barton Community College Great Bend Public AGRICULTURE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 64
Barton Community College Great Bend Public CROP PROTECTION APPLICATION Associate Degree - AAS 65
Barton Community College Great Bend Public CROP PROTECTION APPLICATION One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 33
Barton Community College Great Bend Public BEEF CATTLE PRODUCTION One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 37
Barton Community College Great Bend Public CROP PROTECTION APPLICATION Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 25
Dodge City Community College Dodge City Public AG PRODUCTION/FARM & RANCH MANAGEMENT One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 31
Dodge City Community College Dodge City Public AGRONOMY Associate Degree - AAS 61
Dodge City Community College Dodge City Public AG PRODUCTION/FARM & RANCH MANAGEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 63
Pratt Community College Pratt Public FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 32
Pratt Community College Pratt Public FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 64
Pratt Community College Pratt Public FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 34
Pratt Community College Pratt Public FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 64
Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Public FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 64
Colby Community College Colby Public HORSE PRODUCTION & MANAGEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 62
Colby Community College Colby Public FARM & RANCH MANAGEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 64
Colby Community College Colby Public BEEF MANAGEMENT Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 25
Colby Community College Colby Public FEEDLOT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 30
Cloud County Community College Concordia Public AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION AND SERVICES Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 16
Cloud County Community College Concordia Public PRODUCTION AGRICULTURE One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 30
Cloud County Community College Concordia Public PRECISION AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION Associate Degree - AAS 62
Cloud County Community College Concordia Public AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION AND SERVICES Associate Degree - AAS 62
Cloud County Community College Concordia Public EQUINE MANAGEMENT CERT. One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 34
Cloud County Community College Concordia Public PRECISION AGRICULTURE One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 30
Cloud County Community College Concordia Public EQUINE MANAGEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 63
Garden City Community College Garden City Public AGRIBUSINESS SPECIALIST - LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 32
Garden City Community College Garden City Public AGRIBUSINESS SPECIALIST - AGRONOMY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 32
Garden City Community College Garden City Public AGRIBUSINESS SPECIALIST Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 17
Garden City Community College Garden City Public PRODUCTION AGRICULTURE Associate Degree - AAS 64
Garden City Community College Garden City Public PRODUCTION AGRICULTURE Associate Degree - AS 64
Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland Public PRECISION AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 17
Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland Public PRECISION AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland Public PRECISION AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 35
Kansas State University Manhattan Public EQUINE SCIENCE Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(< 1 academic year) - CERT 20
Kansas State University Manhattan Public MEAT SCIENCE Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(< 1 academic year) - CERT 20
Kansas State University Manhattan Public BEEF CATTLE RANCH MANAGEMENT Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(< 1 academic year) - CERT 19
Kansas State University Manhattan Public BEEF CATTLE FEEDLOT MANAGEMENT Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(< 1 academic year) - CERT 12
Kansas State University Manhattan Public ANIMAL SCIENCES Bachelor Degree - BS 126
Kansas State University Manhattan Public AGRONOMY Bachelor Degree - BS 127
Kansas State University Manhattan Public AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS Bachelor Degree - BS 127
Kansas State University Manhattan Public HORTICULTURE Bachelor Degree - BS 126
Butler Community College El Dorado Public LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT & MERCHANDISING One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 31
Butler Community College El Dorado Public LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT & MERCHANDISING Associate Degree - AAS 62
Butler Community College El Dorado Public FARM & RANCH MANAGEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 62
Seward County Community College Liberal Public AGRICULTURE Associate Degree - AAS 64
Seward County Community College Liberal Public AGRICULTURE Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 27
Cowley Community College Arkansas City Public FARM & RANCH MANAGEMENT_CERTB One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 40
Cowley Community College Arkansas City Public FARM & RANCH MANAGEMENT_CERT A Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 18
Cowley Community College Arkansas City Public FARM & RANCH MANAGEMENT_AAS Associate Degree - AAS 62
Allen Community College Iola Public LIVESTOCK MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 33
Allen Community College Iola Public FARM & RANCH MANAGEMENT PRODUCTION Associate Degree - AAS 60
Highland Community College Highland Public AGRIBUSINESS Associate Degree - AAS 63
Highland Community College Highland Public FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT GENERAL Associate Degree - AAS 63
Highland Community College Highland Public PRECISION AGRICULTURE Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 19
Highland Community College Highland Public PRECISION AGRICULTURE One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 34
Highland Community College Highland Public PRECISION AGRICULTURE Associate Degree - AAS 65
Johnson County Community College Overland Park Public HORTICULTURE SCIENCES One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 31
Johnson County Community College Overland Park Public HORTICULTURE SCIENCES Associate Degree - AAS 63
Johnson County Community College Overland Park Public SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 27
Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott Public FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 38
Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott Public FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 62