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Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

Courses in Sustainable Agriculture (NREM 304/504) and Sustainable Land Systems (LA 471). Course in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology (NREM 335/535) addresses bioenergy (particularly dedicated to energy crops) in a sustainability context.

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Coursework in the Agricultural Technology Program covers organic and sustainable technology, organic food production systems, sustainable vegetable production, application of sustainability practices, precision agriculture, high tunnels, and hydroponic systems and more. "Emphasis is placed on the application of sustainability principles on the university's farm, research plots, gardens, hydroponic systems, greenhouses, and high tunnels."

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Offers courses in sustainable agriculture and a Senior Capstone course in Sustainable Agriculture.

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The College offers coursework and labs in organic and sustainable agriculture, and sustainable vegetable production. Operates 38-acre Sustainable Agriculture Farm.

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The Agriculture and Natural Resources (B.S.) includes courses in sustainable agricultural practices, and bees and beekeeping. Experiential learning opportunities are offered in livestock, organic field and forage crop, and organic horticultural production, as well as value-added processing and marketing, at the Berea College Farm.

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Works closely with Extension, farmers, non-profits, and Cornell faculty to strengthen research and extension support specifically targeted to New York's small farms. Among its many projects, the program offers a two-credit undergraduate course titled "Exploring the Small Farm Dream" and publishes Small Farm Quarterly and a bimonthly, electronic Small Farms Update.

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Courses in Sustainable Agroecosystems (AGR 345), Conservation of Agricultural Resources (AGR 340), and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems in Agriculture (AGR 319).

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Coursework in sustainable agriculture, sustainable aquaculture, ecological agriculture, conservation of biodiversity, and related topics.

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Hampshire's interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program (ESSP) is a multidisciplinary program through which students develop an interdisciplinary, project-based course of study. The program includes research and courses in agroecology, environmental science; ecology; sustainable and organic agriculture; conservation; technology and design; and sustainable communities.

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Coursework in sustainable agriculture, organic vegetable production and current issues in food and agriculture. Academic programs involve Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. Research conducted on alternative crops, organic production/sustainability, and integrated pest management. Assists New Mexico small farmer operators through the Alcalde Sustainable Agriculture Science Center.

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Kentucky State University offers opportunities for undergraduates and graduates students to study organic and sustainable agriculture through its College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems. Courses cover agroecology, organic livestock production, and organic and sustainable plant production systems.

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The course examines "the biological and physical attributes of farming systems and their associated ecological and social impacts in temperate and tropical regions."

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Students actively take part in the restoration of a 75-year-old nut grove. The MacDaniels Nut Grove is being developed as a multipurpose forest-farming teaching, research, and extension site. Hands-on activities include site evaluation and planning, temperate-nut harvest and variety evaluation, mushroom culture, small-fruit and fruit-tree culture, and medicinal-herb culture. Outdoor activities are integrated with selected readings via an online discussion board.

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Coursework and research in sustainable agriculture, organic agriculture, integrated pest management, and alternative crops.

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