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Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

Courses and/or lectures series offered on organic agriculture, sustainable gardening, hydroponic food production, integrated pest management, soil conservation, and more. Operates the Cabrillo College Horticulture Organic Farm.

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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. The New Farmers Institute supports students in their agricultural pursuits and connects them with resources and partners needed to establish sustainable agricultural enterprises.

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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. The New Farmers Institute supports students in their agricultural pursuits and connects them with resources and partners needed to establish sustainable agricultural enterprises.

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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. This program will provide an intense, supportive experience where participants leave with a Certificate in Sustainable Farming, a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, and the entrepreneurial skills to start their own operation.

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Breakthrough Leaders Professional Certificate Program addresses problems and opportunities relating to sustainable food systems and leadership. Participants engage in a combined online and on-campus program to expand their capacity to recognize, and create positive, forward-looking solutions for our food system. The program's online component is immediately followed by a residential learning experience on the campus of the University of Vermont.

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Four 18-unit Certificates of Achievement in Organic Farming and Gardening are available in the Environmental Landscaping course of study.

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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 certificate includes programs and courses in sustainable and value-added viticulture and enology. Viticulture and Enology Research Center.

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The Sustainable Small Acreage Farming and Ranching program is "comprised of a set of courses designed and/or included to meet specific learning objectives that are important for achieving sustainable, small farm and ranch enterprises. The courses can be taken individually or collectively for a certificate. They are offered in multiple locations and in a variety of formats that meet the needs of interested academic students, community members, beginning and existing farmers."

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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." "Electives include a hands-on internship or practicum."

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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 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 sqft of passive solar greenhouse space and the SOF production 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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