Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management at MSU IAT/Northwestern Michigan College
February 8, 2018
Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) and Michigan State University are partners in a one-of-a-kind program which allows students to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree from NMC and a Certificate from MSU's Institute of Agricultural Technology. The Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management program prepares students for a career in fruit and vegetable production along with other allied horticultural positions in consulting and sales. Students study soil science, irrigation, pruning methods, entomology and plant pathology along with regulations compliance and safety. Elective courses in tree fruits, small fruits and vegetable production along with equipment operation, greenhouse or organic farm management complete the certificate program.