Welcome to Farm and Industry Short Course – Audio

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Rumen nutrition lab instructed by Eric Ronk, dairy science, for the Farm and Industry Short Course (FISC). Photos by Sevie Kenyon, UW-Madison CALS

Welcome to Farm and Industry Short Course

Jessie Potterton, Director
Farm and Industry Short Course
UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
jessie.potterton@wisc.edu
(608) 263-3918, (608) 262-3127

3:06 – Total Time
0:14 – About Farm and Industry Short Course
0:41 – Short term, long on benefits
1:02 – Variety of classes
1:38 – New classes, more hands-on
2:18 – For more information
2:39 – Students from everywhere
2:56 – Lead out

TRANSCRIPT

Sevie Kenyon: Learning about Farm and Industry Short Course, we’re visiting today with Jessie Potterton, Director of Farm and Industry Short Course, University of Wisconsin-Madison in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, and I’m Sevie Kenyon. Jessie, introduce us to the Farm and Industry Short Course.

Jessie Potterton: The Farm and Industry Short Course program has been offered at UW-Madison for over 130 years and it is the first agricultural education program in the college of Ag and Life Sciences. It is a program that is offered from late fall to early spring, intended to help farmers, future farmers, agricultural enthusiasts learn more about the ag industry. Continue reading