sustainable agriculture

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

The University also offers a fully online Associate Degree in Sustainable Food and Farming. See also: UMass Sustainable Food and Farming Project.

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Iowa State University graduate students in programs other than the Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture (GPSA) can receive a Graduate Minor in Sustainable Agriculture.

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The program offers two tracks: Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources track; and Food and Nutrition track.

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The secondary major is open to University of Massachusetts students who are interested in sustainable food and farming.

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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 University also offers a fully online Bachelor's Degree in Sustainable Food and Farming. See also: UMass Sustainable Food and Farming Project.

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Students use the Teaching and Research Farm and Agroecology Laboratory to enhance their coursework in agroecology, agroforestry, renewable energy, and sustainable farming practices. The farm is approximately 35 acres of pasture with 130 acres woodlot and woodlands. It includes a large greenhouse, late-nineteenth century barn, and a student residence where students work on the sustainable production of vegetables, fruit crops, poultry and livestock.

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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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Archi's Acres is a USDA-certified organic greenhouse operation. Archi's Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (ASSI) partners with the College of the Extended University at Cal Poly 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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This undergraduate certificate is a non-degree, 21-hour program. It prepares "students with the theory, practice and real-life experience needed to manage or launch a successful sustainable agriculture production enterprise."

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The Sustainable Agriculture program "focus on ecological and organic farming practices, business development and community."

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The CFANS Undergraduate Minor in Sustainable Agricultural Systems is available to undergraduates in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS). Students interact with faculty involved in sustainable agriculture research; with practitioners who are applying sustainable principles on their farms; and with organizations and agencies that work on myriad aspects of sustainability in Agriculture. Internships required.

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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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"Integrated Pathways (IPs) are distinctive programs allowing students to personalize their education?" Students, based on a selected theme, complete "4-6 academic courses, co-curricular work like service or athletics, and a final project...."  

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The Sustainable Food Program focuses on facilitating education on sustainable food topics, collaborative programming and outreach, and growing sustainable food in support of the University of Michigan community and environment. The Campus Farm "is the center for hands-on learning related to sustainability, food systems, and food production."

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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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Sustainable Crop Production is one of four options in the Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems interdisciplinary program between the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Department of Health and Human Development, and the Department of Animal and Range Sciences.

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