Certificate

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

This interdisciplinary 12-credit Graduate Certificate "is one focus area of the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability."

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This undergraduate certificate was approved by the Shepherd University Board of Governors in March 2018. "The Sustainable Food Production certificate will prepare non-degree seeking students with the theory, practice and real-life experience needed to manage or launch a successful sustain able agriculture production enterprise."

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

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The school offers a pasture-based dairy and livestock seminar within the UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course, or via facilitated distance education classrooms throughout Wisconsin. Training is conducted through traditional classroom activities, hands-on internships, and farm tours of pasture-based farms managed by successful graduates and mentors. The program emphasizes business and financial planning knowledge required to run a successful farm business.

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"The Organic Farming Program is a 36-credit, one-year certificate program offered through a partnership between Delaware Valley University and Rodale Institute."

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Non-credit certificate. Courses include: Local and Global Food Systems; Sustainable Farming and Urban Agriculture; Between Farm and Table; Food Justice: Ethical Production and Distribution

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This certificate provides a "theoretical foundation in urban agriculture" and offers a "combined practical focus on urban agriculture production and enterprises. " The program "trains students to design, plan, and operate agriculture systems relevant to urban environments?including backyard, vertical, rooftop and community gardens, micro-farms, and food hubs and markets."

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This certificate provides a "theoretical foundation in urban agriculture" and offers a "practical focus on the study and hands-on cultivation of organic food crops for year-round production and harvest in the maritime climate of the Puget Sound bioregion."

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This certificate provides a "theoretical foundation in urban agriculture" and offers a "practical focus on the study and hands-on design, planning, and operation of agriculture systems relevant to urban environments ? including backyard, vertical, rooftop, and community gardens, micro-farms, and food hubs and markets."

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"The Certificate in Organic Agriculture is an 18-credit undergraduate program that can be taken along with a major in another field, or as a stand-alone educational experience. The certificate is ideal for professionals working in agriculture or related fields who require in-depth knowledge of organic systems, those wanting to pursue a career in organic agriculture, anyone interested in beginning a community supported agriculture (CSA) enterprise, home gardeners, as well as current WSU students in other majors at WSU with an interest in organic agriculture."

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