Student Managed Farm -- Powered by New HollandWhether you intend to work on a farm or ranch, or pursue a career in the agri-retail sector, it’s important to have a working knowledge of modern agriculture equipment that makes precision farming possible. With Lakeland College Student Managed Farm – Powered by New Holland, you’ll be learning on innovative, safe and performance driven equipment that makes your Live the Learning experience very powerful.
You’ll have access to some leading-edge New Holland equipment including a T6050 Tractor, a WorkMaster75 Tractor, an L223 Skid Steer Loader and a BR7090 round baler. Lakeland also has four Rustler UVs and will be getting a new combine in 2012. This list doesn’t include the New Holland demo equipment that is available throughout your college year.
It's Your DecisionAs an animal science technology or crop technology student, you’re part of a student team that makes production and management decisions and puts them to test on Lakeland College’s 1,700 acre Student Managed Farm-Powered by New Holland.
You’ll participate in meetings, set goals, follow a budget, and do some of the hands-on work all with the goal of running a profitable and sustainable agri-business. Then you’ll present your results to industry.
It’s a powerful learning tool“With the Student Managed Farm- Powered by New Holland you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.”
Crop Technology, Class of 2006