Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase
December 1, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
HIGH SCHOOL AND RIDGEWATER AG STUDENTS
- Discover employment opportunities in agriculture
- Attend industry presentations about new products and technologies
- Network with industry representatives from major agriculture companies
- Explore the trade show exhibits
- Review the agriculture training programs available at Ridgewater College
- Students - to register - go to
Ridgewater College is holding an agricultural career fair and trade show for agricultural employers to recruit workers and showcase their products to the next generation of growers and agribusiness professionals.
The event will be held at the Ridgewater College’s Willmar Campus Gymnasium on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. (The trade show will end at noon. Student job interviews and industry
presentations continue until 4:00 pm.) Agriculture industry companies will be able to:
Recruit highly trained technical agriculture students for employment.
Meet future customers and promote products to the next generation of farmers.
Present products and job opportunities in small group breakout sessions.
Approximately 200 Ridgewater College agribusiness and production agriculture students plus area high school students will be attending.
To register complete and return the form below:
There is no fee charge to participate.
About the Program
The Advanced Farm Business Management program is a unique program offered to working farmers who are currently operating a farm. This program offers a number of options for working farm operators provided by a team of specialists trained in agricultural education in the critical areas for farm management: financial management, enterprise management, and marketing management. The instructors work carefully to help find ways of solving individual problems. Through regularly scheduled meetings and one-on-one instruction, topics are covered including record keeping, budgeting, government programs, computer operations and farm analysis.
All size and types of farms are encouraged to participate and can benefit from this program. Instructors are located in communities all across west central Minnesota. Check the instructor list below to find your local instructor.
Balance Sheet Preparation
Accurate Cash Flows
Application to farming operations
Evaluation of farming operations
Farm Service Agency training requirements
Marketing plan that best fits need
New options and terminology
Proper management decisions
Rural mental health support project
Farm Transition planning
Written business plans
Farm Business Transition: Where Do I Begin? August 3