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General Farming 100/101

A. Printed Manual: GENERAL FARMING (Private)

All those seeking certification have to purchase the manual and take the certification test. If you buy the manual, study up and take the test without doing any additional training it is called "Self-Study".

Printed manuals are shipped via UPS. Your training certificate will be the first page of your manual. You will need to present this certificate to your proctor when you take your exam.

Tests can be taken either at a participating County Extension Office or through Pearson Vue.

1) To find a participating County Extension Office giving the test. By appointment only.

2) Testing with Pearson Vue.

Pearson Vue provides your results immediately and you get your credentials within 3 business days. Tests with Pearson Vue are $45 / test.

9TH ED PRIVATE: $40.00 (CAT100/101) Add to Cart

B. General Farming Online Training

This online training can take the place of in-person training. From time of starting you will have 14 days to complete the training. Please keep the email with link to get back to the training if you leave it. Online training can be taken at any time. You will have access to training for 120 days of registration.

The certification exam is given by the County Extension Office or Pearson Vue. Some County Extension Offices are offering the exam, others are not. For a list of County Extension Offices providing the test. Contact that specific office for times and locations.

Once you have completed the training you will receive a Completion Receipt that you must show to the test proctor to be coded as attending a training.

Register For Online Training.


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University of Wisconsin - Extension / Department of Agronomy
1575 Linden Drive / Madison, WI 53706
608-262-7588 ~ Fax 608-262-5217