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Specialty Crops Management

at Central Lakes College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 44
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIOA Certified

About this Program

This program is designed to provide education for ehancing the management skills needed to achieve success in the commercial production and sale of fruits, vegetables, ornamentals, and other specialty crops. The program provides training in subjects beginning with the planning phase of the business on through the establishment and management of a successful operation. Courses include: market evaluation, crop selection, market development, and production techniques required for successful crops. Identification of an appropriate marketing strategy, establishment of a sound business plan, and managing the process of marketing the crop are all included in this program.

Program Locations

  • Central Lakes College, Staples 56479
Central Lakes College
501 W. College Drive Brainerd, MN 56401 Toll-Free: (800) 933-0346 Local: (218) 855-8037 TTY: (218) 855-8224 Email:

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