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Livestock Management & Merchandising

Agriculture Classroom

Teaching to the highest professional standards of animal husbandry

When you study Livestock Management & Merchandising at Butler, you learn from the best. With back-to-back national championships in livestock judging, you are surrounded by knowledgeable coaches and nationally ranked students. Livestock management is key to understanding the big picture – from managing the health of livestock to the logistics of bringing animals to market. Get your nine-month certificate or obtain an associate degree in two years and transfer to a four-year college.

Estimated tuition for Livestock Management & Merchandising = $10,020**

**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 60 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.

Classes You Take

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Gainful Employment Information

CAREERS IN THIS FIELD

The graph below illustrates local salaries based on a career path related to this degree. Each career path varies as does the necessary training required.* For further information, connect with your program’s lead instructor.

Farm Product Buyers and Purchasing Agents


$31.05 hourly wage
44 annual job openings


311 Farm Product Buyers and Purchasing Agents are currently employed in Kansas.


*Salaries will vary based on degree level obtained and years of experience. The accuracy of EMSI data is deemed reliable but not guaranteed by Butler Community College and is subject to change.