Certificate

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

The undergraduate certificate is offered by the Department of Environmental Studies 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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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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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. This full-time program offers participants the unique opportunity to 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 area.

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The 3-week Breakthrough Leaders Professional Certificate Program "combines online and on-campus cross-disciplinary learning to addres problems and opportunities relating to sustainable food systems and leadership."

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The Hispanic orchard employee education program (HOEEP) is a 19-week certificate program designed for the Latino workforce in the tree fruit and viticulture industries. Courses offered include horticulture, integrated pest management, and viticulture.

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

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

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

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The online certificate focuses on the 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 Sustainable Living Department offers a 10-month Certificate program in Regenerative Organic Agriculture and a Bachelor's degree in the same area. The programs emphasize practices that improve soil and create balanced farm ecosystems. The certified organic farm and greenhouses provide hands-on learning opportunities for students, including marketing to local buyers and via a CSA program. Students have access to internship opportunities on farms from the local areas to overseas.

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