sustainable agriculture

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

"WSU's nine-credit online certificate [provides] graduate-level expertise at researching and improving sustainable agriculture....While the certificate can be earned completely online, the electives also include a hands-on internship or practicum."

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The nine-credit Sustainable Agriculture Graduate Certificate provides "graduate-level expertise at research and improving sustainable agriculture." "Electives include a hands-on internship or practicum."

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Interdisciplinary environmental sciences undergraduate major. Specialized Land Systems degree track with Sustainable Agriculture theme. Courses in organic agriculture, sustainable agriculture, and alternative energy. Operates the O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm and Stanford Community Farm.

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"Fulton Farm is an environmental educational facility and working produce farm." Located on the Fulton Center for Sustainable Living, the farm produces crops for the campus and the community. The farm is available to students for coursework, internships, workstudy and volunteer opportunities. Courses offered include agroecology and permaculture. Fulton Farm hosts an 80-share CSA program and provides workshops, demonstrations, classes and other events for community.

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Note: Graduate and post-graduate degrees that include research in sustainable agriculture in cooperation with other academic departments also are offered. Undergraduate research in organic/sustainable agriculture.

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The Environmental Horticulture Science program includes courses on integrated pest management, environmental horticulture, suburban agriculture, sustainable production systems, and viticulture. Also offers Certificate in Environmental Horticulture.

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Studies focus on sustainable agriculture, organic crop and livestock production, local food production, environmental stewardship, and small business planning. Offers hands-on experience with Central Iowa farmers who practice sustainable agriculture, livestock and vegetable production, and/or certified organic farming.

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The Program was founded on the lifework of farmer and writer Wendell Berry, in collaboration with The Berry Center of New Castle, Kentucky. The Minor includes coursework in agroecology, sustainable agriculture, cultural and historical perspectives on agrarianism, organic crop production, food system planning and leadership, agricultural entomology, and soil ecology.

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Studies focus on sustainable agriculture, organic crop and livestock production, local food production, environmental stewardship, and small business planning. Offers hands-on experience with Central Iowa farmers who practice sustainable agriculture, livestock and vegetable production, and/or certified organic farming.

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The Program was founded on the lifework of farmer and writer Wendell Berry, in collaboration with The Berry Center of New Castle, Kentucky. This interdisciplinary, experiential-learning oriented undergraduate degree includes coursework in agroecology, sustainable agriculture, cultural and historical perspectives on agrarianism, organic crop production, food system planning and leadership, agricultural entomology, and soil ecology.

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Studies focus on sustainable agriculture, organic crop and livestock production, local food production, environmental stewardship, and small business planning. Offers hands-on experience with Central Iowa farmers who practice sustainable agriculture, livestock and vegetable production, and/or certified organic farming.

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"The Food, Farm, and Sustainability Institute at Hampshire College is a 6-week experiential, academic program focusing on food production and sustainable agriculture, centered at the Hampshire College Farm Center. Key topics include agroecology; organic and sustainable agriculture; soil health and sustainability; pest management; and more. Eight transfer credits may be awarded for program completion.

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Courses in Sustainable Agroecosystems (AGR 345), Conservation of Agricultural Resources (AGR 340), and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems in Agriculture (AGR 319).

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"The Ecological Sustainability Landscape (ESL) is a 110-acre tract of land including fields, forests, wetlands, and streams, complete with a three-story house and outbuildings. The ESL is home to three courses, Sustainable Agriculture, The Sustainable House and the Seminar in Ecological Sustainability." Students can explore or research organic gardening, farming, integrated pest management, alternative energy sources, beekeeping, and more.

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The 80-acre Hampshire College Farm Center is a "working farm, as well as a research, education, and outreach facility dedicated to sustainable agriculture." Operates organic Community Supported Agriculture program.

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Natural Resources Management (B.S.) offered through the University of Alaska with concentration in High Latitude Agriculture includes research at the Matanuska Experiment Farm in sustainable agriculture, land reclamation and other environmental issues.

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The Howdy Farm provides Texas A&M students with hands on experience in sustainable agriculture, "facilitates sustainability research for the state of Texas," and "promotes organic, sustainable, and environmentally-responsible farming methods."

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