Course Applications & Enrollments

Note: Course dates for 2025 are pending upon our new grant. We will update them as soon as possible.

Phase 1 Introduction to Agriculture Business

Phase 1 Online Course: Enroll Here
  • Please note a $30 fee is associated with the online New Phase 1 – Battleground to Breaking Ground course. Open year round.
Phase 1 Introduction to Agriculture Production Boot Camp
  • REGISTRATION LINK (please see note before using this link) – Register Here
  • NOTE: If you are applying for a Tuition Waiver or planning to pay for the Battleground to Breaking Ground Traditional Program, do not use this registration. Those that receive a Tuition Waiver or pay for the Traditional Program will receive a different link to register for Basic Training / Boot Camp.
  • Boot Camp: July 15-19, 2024 in College Station.
  • $125 per person

Traditional Program (Phase 2 & 3)

Phase 2 Business Planning Course

Option 1: Tuition Waived APPLY HERE
  • Applications for Tuition Waivers for Phase 2 will be accepted on a rolling basis year-round. Please note a $10 fee is associated with the application (online application course). This online course is the application to waive the $600 tuition.
  • Applicants (in the online application course) will read the program introduction, program expectations, program agreement, and complete quizzes covering these 3 areas as well as complete a Getting to Know You and Interview survey, and submit 3 letters of support.
  • If accepted, Tuition Waived participants are required to attend Basic Training (orientation) and Graduation in person.
    • Basic Training is July 17-19 in College Station, Texas.
  • Cohorts begin each January and July.
    • Applications for Cohort 16 are due May 31, 2024.
  • Tuition is waived for the Traditional Program (Phase 2 & 3).
  • Pay the tuition, skip the application process, and bypass the in-person basic Training and Graduation requirements.

Phase 3 Agriculture Production Course

  • There will be a checkpoint at the end of week 17. Those who have completed all Phase 2 requirements by the established deadlines, submit a complete business plan by Week 17, and actively participate in all program activities (Individual Education Planning, Webinars, etc.) will be able to move into the Phase 3 content of the program.
  • In order to graduate the program, participants must complete all course requirements by the established deadlines, and actively participate in all program activities (Agritourism Team Project, Individual Education Planning, Webinars, etc).

Phase 4 Mentor Training Program

  • Graduate from Phase 2 & Phase 3 or the Skills Training Program can apply for the MTP program

Skills Training Program

 BGBG Application Best Practices Video

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