sustainable agriculture

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

"Through the Sustainable Agriculture (SAG) Undergraduate Degree Program, students can obtain a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture within the Individualized Programs track. Students in other majors can obtain a Minor in Sustainable Agriculture. The University of Kentucky's SAG program 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."

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The College of the Extended University at Cal Poly partnered with Archi's Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (AISA), also know as Archi's Acres to offer a six-week Sustainable Agriculture Training (SAT) certificate program. Upon completion, students also earn 12-semester units of academic credit at Cal Poly State Polytechnic University - Pomona.

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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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The Grand Valley State University Sustainable Agriculture Project and farm provides students, faculty and staff with a space for research and experiential learning in sustainable and organic agriculture and incorporates a CSA. The Project also offers courses, programs, internships and other activities that promote awareness about sustainable development.

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The CAFES Center for Sustainability offers student intern programs, professional development, community workshops and resources for sustainable agriculture.

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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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This program offers hands-on learning at an urban farm and training in business management. "Coursework includes soil and plant science, detailed production of specialty crops, and an introduction to raising small animals."

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

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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 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 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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This program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate curriculum between the College of Education, Health and Human Development, the Deprtment of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, and the Department of Animal and Range Sciences.

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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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This program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate curriculum between the College of Education, Health and Human Development, the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, and the Department of Animal and Range Sciences.

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