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Short Course seeks instructors for communication, HR and marketing courses

Farm and Industry Short Course is looking for qualified instructors to teach the following courses for the 2012-2013 academic year:

The deadline to submit applications is September 14, 2012. Individuals with specific questions should contact Debra Schiess at (608) 890-4671 or dschiess@cals.wisc.edu in Undergraduate Program and Services.

Farm and Industry Short Course is an educational program in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at UW-Madison designed to prepare students for careers in agriculture.  Class sessions begin in mid-November and end in late March. The program’s instructional goals emphasize a combination of cutting edge knowledge and hands-on experience, taught by faculty and staff, many of whom also teach in the four-year undergraduate program. Over 55 courses are offered annually in the areas of soils, crops, dairy, meat animals, general livestock, agricultural engineering and agricultural economics.  Students may earn a one-year or two-year certificate requiring 20 or 40 credits, respectively.  They may also pursue a specialty certificate in one of six areas: Crop and Soil Management, Dairy Farm Management, Farm Mechanics, Farm Service and Supply, Meat Animals, or Pasture-Based Dairy and Livestock.  Up to 15 credits can be transferred to the College’s four-year program.