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Farm Management Online - Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

Faculty of Business & Media via distance learning

 

Faculty of Business & Media

 

 

Farm Management via distance learning

 

This program of farm management reviews various strategies to keep a farm productive and profitable. Efficient farm management principles and practices may be applied to large commercial farms, but they also prove to be successful on a small family-owned farm. It integrates agricultural economics (for information on prices, markets, agricultural policy, and financial needs) with plant and animal sciences (for information on soils, seed, and fertilizer, on control of weeds, insects, and disease, rations and breeding). Finally, it relies on agricultural engineering for the optimization on farm production processing, machinery, irrigation, crop drying, drainage and farming control systems.

 

Academic Supervisor : John Stanley Bircham
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Farm Management Online via distance learning

Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor - Farm Management.

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example: Agribusiness - Agricultural Engineering - Agriculture Science - Agroecology - Biotechnology - Botany & Plant Science - Food Science - Forestry - Livestock & Animal Science - Soil Science - Sustainable Agriculture - Wood Science .

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Farm Management Online
Tuition Fee: 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online: 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Farm Management via distance learning = 3 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from the specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Farm Management Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online: 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Farm Management via distance learning = 3 Academic credits + 40 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Agribusiness.

 

Master's Degree - Farm Management Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Farm Management via distance learning = 3 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Agribusiness. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Farm Management Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online: 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Farm Management via distance learning = 3 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Agribusiness. + 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...

 

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BIU adapts each Distance Learning Higher Education degree program to the needs of each student. More info...

 

 

Farm Management Online

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...

 

Agriculture Science
The course covers the theoretical basis of sustainable agriculture; designing alternative systems and technologies; alternative production systems; and managing insect pests, pathogens, and weeds. It provides examples from throughout the developed and undeveloped world.
Academic Supervisor: John Stanley Bircham

Drainage & Irrigation
This course explores all issues related to drainage and irrigation including soil-water-plant relationships, theory of infiltration and evapotranspiration, saturated and unsaturated flow through soils, movement of chemicals in the vadose zone, the design of surface and subsurface drainage systems, design of sprinkler, trickle, and subsurface irrigation systems. It studies the management of irrigation systems in developing countries.
Academic Supervisor: Rafif Srour

Animal Breeding
This course studies the reproductive process of animals with special emphasis on the application of recent techniques in solving reproductive problems associated with fertility and infertility. It considers the biometrical relationships among relatives, methods of estimating genetic parameters, application of crossbreeding systems, and livestock selection techniques. It explores reproductive programs applying techniques of artificial insemination and pregnancy evaluation in livestock.
Academic Supervisor: José Luis Corona Lisboa

Livestock Industry
This course presents today's modern livestock industry and the multifaceted issues it is facing. It explores various livestock production in rangeland environments and considers breeding, reproduction, nutrition, marketing, and distribution, as well as the techniques in live animal evaluation.
Academic Supervisor: José Luis Corona Lisboa

Agribusiness
This course of agribusiness studies the economic activities derived from or connected to farm products. In other words, crop production, as well as crop processing, transportation and distribution. It deals with agriculture and all of its economic, social and demographic derivatives.
Academic Supervisor: John Stanley Bircham

Agriculture Machinery
This course reviews the selection, use, evaluation, maintenance, and management of farm, industrial, and turf equipment. It also explores the calibration, efficiency, cost considerations, and labor performance of agriculture machinery.
Academic Supervisor: John Stanley Bircham

Range Nutrition Techniques
This course studies range animal nutrition techniques, including regulation of forage intake, natural, and artificial animal lactation; the effect of digestion, metabolism, and assimilation of nutrients in livestock breeding and production; and the special characteristics of ruminant and non-ruminant nutrition.
Academic Supervisor: José Luis Corona Lisboa

Soil Fertility
This course explores all aspects of soil fertility including nutrient availability, soil chemistry, solubility relationships, ion exchange, and oxidation-reduction reactions in soils. It considers the sources, properties, and utilization of fertilizers and other formulas to affect soil fertility.
Academic Supervisor: Rafif Srour

Agriculture Production
This course reviews the production and management of field crops, including establishment, irrigation, fertilization, pests, harvesting, and the integration of different plants and animals in the agriculture production chain.
Academic Supervisor: John Stanley Bircham

Bioprocessing of Byproducts
This course presents the principles of chemistry, microbiology, and engineering applicable to the design of systems for the treatment and utilization of livestock manures and other agricultural byproducts. It explains the bioenergetics of microbial processes, composting agricultural and animal wastes, odor measurement, and toxic control.
Academic Supervisor: Jorge Poveda Arias

Farm Management
This course explains the key aspects in today's agriculture production industry. It shows how a good farm management requires the application of economic principles, budgeting procedures, and information systems to determine optimal combinations of crop and livestock. It considers the whole farm resources, planning, and management.
Academic Supervisor: John Stanley Bircham

Range Management
This course integrates the principles of animal genetics and physiology, nutrition, live animal evaluation, reproduction, and their application to the production of beef and dairy cattle, sheep, swine, horses, and poultry. It merges range ecology, resources, and economics into practical and profitable ranch management and business plans. It shows the utilization of performance and financial records, budgeting, feed resource planning, market strategies, breeding plans, and computer applications.
Academic Supervisor: José Luis Corona Lisboa

 

 

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Farm Management Online via distance learning

Recommended Professional References.

Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional.

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...

 

AAEA - Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
AES - Agricultural Economics Society
AFBF - American Farm Bureau Federation
AFMA - African Farm Management Association
AFOCG - Associations de Formation collective à la Gestion
AGRIVI - Gestion de Ferme et d'Entreprise Agricoles
ASFMRA - American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
BIAC - British Institute of Agricultural Consultants
CAFA - Canadian Association of Farm Advisors
EAAE - European Association of Agricultural Economists
FMC - Farm Management Canada
IAAE - International Association of Agricultural Economists
IAGRM - Institute of Agricultural Management
IATP - Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
IFAMA - International Food and Agribusiness Management Association
IFMA - International Farm Management Association
LFD - La Ferme Digitale
WF - World Farmers
WFA - Wild Farm Alliance
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Admission requirements - Farm Management

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format. More info...

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission. More info...

 

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

Duration - Farm Management Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

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Faculty of Business & Media via distance learning

Farm Management Online

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.