sustainable agriculture

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

The Farm's "mission is to promote agroecology and sustainable food systems by providing a diversity of experiential learning opportunities for NC State and the broader community."

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The Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Program supports graduate student research into "agriculture, food systems and their interactions with the environment and society."

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"Busby Farm serves Lincoln University Cooperative Research (LUCR) by demonstrating and researching organic, integrated and sustainable ways to farm." It is one of the largest organic research farms in the United States.

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The Agriculture, Food and Environment (AFE) program within the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy "fuses the disciplines of nutrition, agricultural science, environmental studies, and public policy." Students "learn to evaluate the ecological, political, economic and social aspects of food production and distribution." Research opportunities are offered in sustainable agriculture, local food systems, and consumer behavior related to food and the environment.

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The Agriculture, Food and Environment (AFE) program within the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy "fuses the disciplines of nutrition, agricultural science, environmental studies, and public policy." Students "learn to evaluate the ecological, political, economic and social aspects of food production and distribution." Research opportunities are offered in sustainable agriculture, local food systems, and consumer behavior related to food and the environment.

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"The Agroecology program ... combines student-centered research, education, and community engagement in various projects to address locally relevant issues that affect agroecosystems in South Texas, including in sustainable agriculture, community supported agriculture, urban forestry, and sustainable food systems."

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The Bachelor's degree provides students with a "holistic and practical understanding of resources fundamental to the management of sustainable crop production systems."

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The 23-acre Student Farm offers practical, hands-on sustainable agriculture education through courses, internships, special projects, summer organic farming internship, a pollinator program, a garden-based child/youth-focused education program and research projects. Undergraduate and graduate sustainable agriculture courses and curricula offered in conjunction with other courses on campus.

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The Major in Organic and Sustainable Agriculture also is available at the Pullman, Washington campus.

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The E.V. Smith Research Center Horticulture Unit, one of two organic agriculture research units in the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station system, has certified organic research plots and focuses on applied research to support small-scale organic farmers. Research areas include certified organic vegetable production and conservation tillage aspects of sustainable agriculture.

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Certificate of Completion Program includes sustainable and organic agriculture techniques practiced on the islands of Maui and Moloka'i. Courses in Sustainable Tropical Crop Production.

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"This interdisciplinary option provides students with knowledge in sustainable agriculture and management and business management skills."

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Certificate of Achievement Program includes sustainable and organic agriculture techniques practiced on the islands of Maui and Moloka'i. Courses in Sustainable Tropical Crop Production.

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This course "is a comprehensive introduction to aquaponics" and includes "information on the design and construction of an aquaponics system." The course consists of 14 weekly modules.

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The program includes sustainable and organic agriculture techniques practiced on the islands of Maui and Moloka'i. Courses in Sustainable Tropical Crop Production.

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