sustainable agriculture

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

The Student Organic Farm is USDA certified, provides instruction to students on organic and sustainable food systems, and operates a Community Supported Agriculture program.

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The University of Michigan Campus Farm located at Matthaei Botanical Gardens provides both formal and informal educational opportunities and research related to food systems, sustainability, and sustainable food production.

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The SAG program offers a minor in Sustainable Agriculture and a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture with a Farming or a Community Food Systems Track. SAG is hands-on, featuring field-based coursework and an apprenticeship at the University of Kentucky Organic Farming Research and Education Unit (OFREU), 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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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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Students from all University of Georgia majors can take classes, volunteer, or gain hands-on experience in organic agriculture and local food systems. Classes are offered as part of the Local Food Systems Certificate.

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"The Urban Farm is an outdoor university classroom where students learn to grow their own food organically and sustainably." The farm partners with academic units across the University and hosts classes, group projects and researchers.

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North Carolina A&T State University's 492-acre University Farm hosts "research on sustainable agriculture and natural resources conservation, including swine waste research and soil conservation."

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Non-credit certificate. Courses include: Local and Global Food Systems; Sustainable Farming and Urban Agriculture; Between Farm and Table; Food Justice: Ethical Production and Distribution

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