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Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

This one-year, 27-credit, online certificate covers the "the history, values, benefits, regulations and practices associated with organic agriculture."

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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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The undergraduate certificate is offered by the Department of Earth and Environmental in alliance with the Miami-Dade College, Archbold Biological Station's MacArthur Agro-Ecology Research Center (MAERC), and USDA's Agricultural Research Service. The FIU Organic Garden is maintained by the Agroecology Program and the Organic Gardening Club.

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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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Undergraduate and graduate studies in organic agriculture, soil ecology, reduced and no tillage, integrated pest management, cropping systems, and development of pest-resistant crop cultivars. Research and Extension education.

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The Farmer Training Program is a 6-month intensive program for aspiring farmers and food systems advocates that provides a hands-on, skill-based education in sustainable agriculture, organic crop production, marketing, farm business management, and more. Participants manage their own growing site, take classes from professors and expert farmers, and rotate as workers and learners on successful, diverse farms in the Burlington, VT area.

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This certificate program "combines courses in alternative and renewable energy systems with traditional energy topic courses."

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The college also offers an Associate in Science degree in the Environmental Landscaping program.

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The college also offers an Associate in Science degree in the Environmental Landscaping program.

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The Hispanic orchard employee education program (HOEEP) "offers seven 19-credit programs: basic and advanced horticulture, integrated pest management technician, farm management, introduction to viticulture and advanced viticulture, and vineyard management."

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The nine-credit Sustainable Agriculture Graduate Certificate provides "post-baccalaureate students with an interdisciplinary understanding of practices and current issues in sustainable agriculture...." Elective hands-on internship or practicum.

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"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 online certificate focuses sustainable production of plants, fruits, crops, medicinal plants, and vegetables. The program is open to high school students, undergraduate students, graduate students, master gardeners, and others.

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"The Organic Farmer Training Program is a nine-month intensive training program in year-round organic farming focusing on diversified production of vegetables, livestock, flowers, fruits and herbs for local markets." Program includes management of "15 acre certified organic farm including its 20,000 square foot of passive solar greenhouse space and the Student Organic Farm for its primary markets including a 48-week CSA, 7-month on campus farm stand, and sales to campus dinning services."

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Students in the ten-week, online permaculture course complete a finished design and receive one-on-one guidance from experts in whole systems design and regenerative landscapes.

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This 18-credit certificate provides instruction in growing organic crops, livestock production, organic agriculture systems technology, the organic industry, and more.

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This 6-unit certificate provides "skills needed to work in urban farming" and offers hands-on experience at the college's 1-acre urban farm.

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Graduate Programs in Applied Entomology "provide an understanding about the importance of insects and their roles in various ecosystems." The Program offers a masters degree and graduate certificates in Beekeeping, Pest Management, Organic and Sustainable Agriculture, or Urban Agriculture.

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This interdisciplinary certificate provides an overview of the concepts and issues of the local food movement.

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The Program "provides instructional and hands-on learning in the production, harvesting, marketing, and use of specialty crops" and covers sustainable and organic production, integrated pest management, crops grown in controlled environments, and more.

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