organic production

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

Coursework for the program covers organic fruit and crop production, organic gardening, viticulture, integrated pest management, composting, specialty crops and sustainable production.

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Coursework for the program covers organic fruit and crop production, organic gardening, viticulture, integrated pest management, composting, specialty crops and sustainable crop production.

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Courses and/or lectures series on organic agriculture, sustainable gardening, hydroponics food production, integrated pest management, soil conservation, and more. Operates the Cabrillo College Horticulture Organic Farm.

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The Sustainable and Organic Agriculture A.A.S. "Transfer" Degree Pathway is an articulation agreement with the Washington State University College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences (CAHNRS)

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The College of the Extended University at Cal Poly partnered with Archipley's Family Farm, Inc. (AFFI), also know as Archi's Acres to offer a six-week Sustainable Agriculture Training (SAT) certificate program. Upon completion, students also earn 17 quarter units of academic credit at Cal Poly State Polytechnic University - Pomona.

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Archipley's Family Farm, Inc. (AFFI), also know as Archi's Acres, has partnered with the College of the Extended University at Cal Poly to create a six-week Sustainable Agriculture Training (SAT) certificate program. Upon completion, students also earn 17 quarter units of academic credit at Cal Poly State Polytechnic University - Pomona.

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The New Mexico State University Sustainable Agriculture Science Center at Alcalde "conducts agricultural and natural resource research to benefit small family farms and ranches of north-central New Mexico."

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The Sustainable Agriculture Program awards an Associate in Applied Science and three certificates in sustainable agriculture. The program includes instruction by local farmers, research in sustainable agriculture, hands-on classes, and field trips to local farms and businesses.

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The program is a "multi-disciplinary, experiential and applied education program about key ecological and social issues in food and agricultural systems. It incorporates problem-based and hands-on learning to develop food system professionals capable of solving real-world problems and transitioning Hawaii agriculture toward greater ecological sustainability and social equity."

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Coursework and research in sustainable agriculture, organic agriculture, integrated pest management, and alternative crops.

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"West Virginia University's Organic Agriculture Research Farm is among the largest certified organic research farms dedicated to teaching, research and outreach." Undergraduates and graduates have access to seventy-seven acres of certified organic farm land for research on a range of academic disciplines, including "horiticulture, agronomy, soil science, animal science, soil biology, plant pathology, entomology, weed science, and agricultural economics."

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Paul Quinn College converted its football field into the student- and employee-operated organic "WE Over Me Farm". Located in a food desert, the farm provides organic produce to local charitable organizations, community members, the college, and restaurants and grocers in Dallas, TX.

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The Eggert Farmily Organic Farm, a 30-acre certified organic farm near the Pullman, WA campus, is operated through the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. The farm is used for teaching and Extension, and for the WSU scientific community to conduct organic research projects. Students in the Practicum in Organic Agriculture class operate the farm and gain hands-on training in organic production and certification, and in local food marketing.

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"The Organic Farming Program is a 36-credit, one-year certificate program offered through a partnership between Delaware Valley University and Rodale Institute."

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The Student Organic Farm is USDA certified, operates a Community Supported Agriculture program and "aims to provide healthy and fresh produce while teaching students and the community about the importance of organic farming."

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This certificate provides a "theoretical foundation in urban agriculture" and offers a "practical focus on the study and hands-on cultivation of organic food crops for year-round production and harvest in the maritime climate of the Puget Sound bioregion."

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The SAG program offers a minor in Sustainable Agriculture and a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture. SAG is hands-on, featuring field-based coursework and an apprenticeship at the University of Kentucky Organic Farming Research and Education Unit (OFREU)," the home to the University's Community Supported Agriculture program. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from multiple departments conduct organic-focused research on 13 acres of the OFREU.

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The University of Georgia's certified-organic farm, a four-acre area with field plots and a greenhouse at the Durham Horticulture Research Farm in Watkinsville, provides students in the Certificate Program in Organic Agriculture with hands-on learning opportunities.

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Interdisciplinary research teams develop and implement integrated fruit crop pest management programs that are economical, environmentally sound, and transition toward organically approved and more sustainable systems. Produces Extension Service' Fruits, Nuts, and Vegetables - Insect Management website.

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"The Certificate in Organic Agriculture is an 18-credit undergraduate program that can be taken along with a major in another field, or as a stand-alone educational experience. The certificate is ideal for professionals working in agriculture or related fields who require in-depth knowledge of organic systems, those wanting to pursue a career in organic agriculture, anyone interested in beginning a community supported agriculture (CSA) enterprise, home gardeners, as well as current WSU students in other majors at WSU with an interest in organic agriculture."

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