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Farm Management and Technology Program

FMT staff and students gathered on the steps of the Raymond Building in mid-September for a departmental photo. For photos of weekly happenings on campus, like our Facebook page!

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Students in the Year one Introduction to Plant Sciences class spending some time in the lab examing plant cells through a microscope.


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Some of the graduates from the Diploma of Farm Management and Technology program after convocation in early June 2014, on Macdonald Campus.


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Each October the year three Enterprise Management 2 class spends three days on a field trip to South-western Ontario where students visit a variety of agri-businesses. This photo was taken at Beverly Greenhouses Ltd in Waterdown, ON.

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Graduating students must complete a 5-year business plan for an enterprise as part of Enterprise Management 3. This "Farm Project" is presented to the core department instructors in March.

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Thomas Kuipers, a year two student, completed his Enterprise Internship in the summer of 2014 on a large dairy farm in the Netherlands. Students have the option to do these stages internationally, if desired.


Students Marina McEwen, Krista Whalen, Bruno Laurin, Emily Enright and Matthew Morin pose during the annual MCSS 2014 BBQ during the Clubs and Societies evening in early September.

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Rebecca Gagné, a year two FMT student, during her Enterprise Internship in the summer of 2014. She worked on a start-up market garden operation.


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Many FMT students participate in the varsity Woodsmen teams at Macdonald Campus, here they are at the annual competition on campus in January.

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FMT students play soccer during their year one physical education class out on Watson Field, with Barton building in the background.

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FMT students work on their presentation skills in the Active Learning Classroom in the Macdonald-Stewart building.

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In Animal Physiology and Anatomy, students in their first year look at dissections to learn and identify different parts of the anatomy in the laboratory.

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The Macdonald Campus is approximately 650 hectares of farm, forest, and green spaces. It is an oasis on the island of Montreal.


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The Farm Management and Technology (FMT) Program is a 3-year academic and practical college program offered on the Macdonald Campus, and taught by the staff of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences of McGill University. The FMT program is funded by the Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec and authorized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, Recherche et Science.

Building on the solid standards of excellence in education, hands-on experience, and analytical thinking for which we are known, the updated Farm Management and Technology program includes revisions that better reflect the needs of today's farm business operators.  For details about the program, visit the Program Information page.

Program code: 152.B0. Institution Code for Quebec student loans (AFE), Macdonald College: 699600.

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Want to apply?

Please read our How to Apply and the Program Information pages for entrance requirements. Visit the FAQ page for answers to all your questions. The 2016 application deadline for Canadians is March 1st. For international students it is January 15th.


Check out the latest scholarship opportunities as well as the external scholarships you could apply for (deadlines listed).

Calendar of Important Dates for Current Students

For important dates in the Fall and Winter semesters, click here to view the Calendar:PDF icon FMT 2015-2016 Calendar


Give us a call at 514-398-7818 (Caitlin MacDougall, Liaison Officer) or 514-398-7814 for general inquiries or send us an fmt [dot] macdonald [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email.)

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