Affordable, high-quality agricultural courses for homeschoolers.
by Michael Leppert
If your child is interested in agricultural and/or veterinary pursuits, the Nelson Academy of Agricultural Science offers the perfect study solution — online agriculture courses! Or, maybe your child simply has an interest in taking an agriculture science course . . . Nelson Academy again provides the solution.
Mr. Leroy Nelson, founder of Nelson Academy, taught agriculture and advised FFA chapters for more than 15 years in his home state of Montana, and a five of his student FFA advisees are Montana state officials for the FFA. Since 2004, he has been the superintendent of the Opheim, MT, school district.
As soon as you visit the Nelson Academy website, you realize that they have a huge course offering! The Animal Sciences division offers courses in Beef, Dairy, Swine and Sheep production. There are two levels each, of Veterinary Science and Equine Science; extensive Farm Business Management courses, as well as courses on Plants Science, Crop Science, Greenhouse Techniques and Veterinary videos! Virtually any interest your child might have that relates to the above topics is covered by the Nelson Academy offerings.
Mr. Nelson offers flexible online instruction, bringing the 21st Century technology to an ancient art form — agriculture — thus allowing students who wish to pursue any element of these challenging professions the opportunity to study accessibly, just as math or English students are able to do.
Please visit the Nelson Academy website for complete course and registration information and give your homeschooling high schooler the courses s/he needs to move into one of the many rewarding and vital careers available in modern farming and animal husbandry. MjL