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 learn on innovative, safe and performance driven equipment that makes your Live the Learning experience very powerful.
Our New Holland equipment on campus includes a T6165 tractor and loader, a WorkMaster75 Tractor, two skid steer loaders, a 425 HydraBox vertical spreader and four Rustler utility vehicles. The college also has access to New Holland equipment such as a CR8090 combine, T9450 tractor, and P2050 drill.
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