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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College

Agriculture that feeds your pocketbook, your planet, and your soul


If your future is in agriculture, start with a strong foundation in science, practical skills and a long-range view toward the future.

Sustainable Food and Farming is designed around the  "triple bottom line" of economic prosperity, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship.


Degrees in

Sustainable Food and Farming AAS

The two-year Sustainable Food and Farming Associate of Applied Science degree revolves around four main areas: general education, small business skills, agriculture technical science, and agriculture trade skills.

Your studies conclude with practical experience working on a farm or in another agricultural/food production setting, where you will be involved in all aspects of operations, from business planning to physical labor.

Farm Maintenance Certificate CERT

The 16-credit Farm Maintenance Certificate, which is part of the Sustainable Food and Farming program, focuses on proper equipment operation and maintenance.

In the Farm Safety course, students will focus on safety issues in a variety of common agricultural situations using many different types of machinery.

Careers in

Farm owner or manager

Direct marketing of natural, locally grown foods

Small business management

Natural resources manager

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At Minnesota State College Southeast, you can choose your own path, whether it's hands-on training for a new career or taking transfer-level classes to begin a bachelor’s degree. Apply now so you will be ready to build the future you've always wanted!

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