Jun 7, 2011

Salzer is FBM instructor

Troy Salzer of Barnum has been selected as an instructor in the Farm Business Management program at Central Lakes College. He is to serve East Central Minnesota from a Mora location. Since 1997 he has been an Extension Educator for the University of Minnesota Extension Service, working out of Carlton. He earned his honor degrees from the U of M -- Master's in Animal Nutrition, a BS in Animal and Plant Systems, and AAS in Animal Technology. Since 1980 he has owned and operated Sandy Hills Ranch, Barnum. In 1994 he spent six months in Denmark as an assistant manager at a swine farm, where he taught Danish people about U.S. agriculture and studied cultural differences. FBM instructors provide manegemtn instruction to students enrolled in the Farm Business Management program at CLC, primarily one-on-one but also through web-based video conferencing, online, and in classrooms.