Introduction to Agriculture

Welcome

In this series, you will begin by learning about the agriculture industry in Ohio and the United States as a whole. The remaining modules will build upon this foundational knowledge and go into a more indepth exploration of specific agriculture sectors and topics including crops, dairy and beef cattle, etc.

Who Is It For

This professional development series was created for people working in banking and insurance companies who support agriculture clientele's.  If you are new to agriculture, this series will give you a better understanding of clienteles background, as well as some of their challenges and opportunities they face when running their businesses.

How It Works

Each interactive module is designed to take you approximately 30 minutes to complete.  The learning materials consist of a mixture of text, video clips and practice quiz questions.  You can take the graded quiz as many times as you wish, with 10 questions pulled at random from the question bank. Successfully answering 8 out of 10 questions will earn you a certificate of completion to document your professional development. Once registered, you can complete as many modules as you wish.  When you have completed your final module, please contact Zac Burkey (burkey.56@osu.edu) to obtain your electronic certificate of completion.

Cost

$150 for all 3 modules

Disclaimer: Once you have submitted payment, there are NO REFUNDS.

For More Information

Click the module titles located under the "Introduction to Agriculture" tab to discover what is covered in each module.

Next Step

Click here to register. You will receive an automatic email verifying receipt of your payment by Ohio State University. That message will also provide instructions on how to access course module materials.  Once you sign up and start the module series, you will have 6 months to complete it.