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Associate Diploma In Agriculture

2 Years (4 semesters) Start/Intake: September

Combine practical experiences in agricultural production with the technical and scientific skills required to successfully operate a farm or work in agribusiness. As you learn the science, technology, and business of agriculture, you can focus your studies in the areas of agribusiness, crops, livestock, or fruit and vegetable production. In this program, you will learn about current industry issues and research solutions through classroom teaching and laboratory sessions.

Program Features

  • Applied farm production and agribusiness curriculum focus
  • Learn from experienced instructors with exceptional links to Ontario’s agricultural community who share their experiences in class
  • Optional experiential learning credits are offered through international study opportunities
  • The Grower Pesticide Safety Course exam is completed within the Applied Weed Science course
  • Start making connections with agriculture industry professionals during your studies
  • Excellent job placement rates and starting salaries
  • Gateway to additional post-secondary opportunities (undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, post-diplomas)

Come check this program out at Applicant Information Days on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 or Red Carpet Day on Wednesday, November 28, 2018

To discuss this program in more detail, please contact:

Alison McMahon
Alison McMahon, Campus Recruitment Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63256 rcampus@uoguelph.ca
John Zandrstra
John Zandstra, Academic Program Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63627 jzandstr@uoguelph.ca


Casey McGee
Casey, why did you select Ridgetown Campus for your Agriculture Diploma?

"I wanted to learn about agribusiness and production agriculture. Ridgetown’s diploma gave me flexibility in my course selections, so along with completing required courses, I could also focus on what interested me most."

Casey McGEE, Port Lambton, ON
Graduate (2018), Associate Diploma in Agriculture

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