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Agriculture

Agriculture

Grow your passions and launch your career in agriculture

  • Love plants, animals, or the outdoors?
  • Keen about working on a farm, greenhouse, or nursery?
  • Passionate about food security and sustainability?
  • Want to support farmers and grow the local food economy?

If you’ve checked at least one of these, then UFV’s agriculture technology programs could be right for you!

Whether you are interested in short or long-term studies, UFV’s agriculture programs will set you up for a successful career as you:

  • Expand your practical skills from hands-on training in UFV’s greenhouses, outdoor growing space, and barn
  • Build your knowledge in livestock production and management, and plant cultivation and protection
  • Give you firsthand insight into the operations, planning and development of agriculture facilities during field trips
  • Provide valuable work experience and develop connections and networks with industry and government agencies through our three-week practicums
  • Introduce you to commonly used technologies in different commodity areas
  • Build your knowledge base on beneficial practices in agribusiness, communications, soils, farm and equipment safety, food safety and pest management
  • Ladder into degrees in agriculture science, agribusiness or design your own degree with integrated studies

The UFV experience

  • UFV's faculty assists you with hands on technical information relevant in today's job market. This allowed me to make a smooth transition into the agriculture sector.

    Balkar Gill
  • I use the knowledge and skills I learned at UFV on a daily basis, both at work and at home on the farm.

    Bob Brar
  • The UFV Agriculture department is like a searchlight that illuminated the direction of my career goal; I just walked towards it.

    ZhengNing (aka Tony) Chen

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