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 Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Program supports graduate student research into "agriculture, food systems and their interactions with the environment and society."
The program includes sustainable and organic agriculture techniques practiced on the islands of Maui and Moloka'i. Courses in Sustainable Tropical Crop Production.
"The Agroecology program ... combines student-centered research, education, and community engagement in various projects to address locally relevant issues that affect agroecosystems in South Texas, including in sustainable agriculture, community supported agriculture, urban forestry, and sustainable food systems."
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.
The Major in Organic and Sustainable Agriculture also is available at the Everett, Washington campus.
An interdepartmental Bachelor of Science in Agroecology is also offered involving faculty in the Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecosystem Science and Management. Alternative contact: Department of Plant Sciences. 50 Agriculture Building. Phone: 307-766-3103.
The Major in Organic and Sustainable Agriculture also is available at the Pullman, Washington campus.
The Agroecology undergraduate minor "is open to all baccalaureate students. It is designed for students majoring in Biological Sciences, Plant & Soil Sciences, Horticultural Science and Animal Science, but will be of interest to a wide array of students as agriculture has broad implications in the life sciences, economics, and sociology."
The Agroecology Minor requires four courses in the Agroecology Summer Intensive program plus two additional courses.
"This interdisciplinary option provides students with knowledge in sustainable agriculture and management and business management skills."
The Agroecology Program offers a Master's degree with two tracks: 1) The Public Practice Track trains project developers and program managers at the interfaces of agriculture and other sectors of society; and 2) The Research Track addresses the need for continued research and scholarship.
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."
"Busby Farm serves Lincoln University Cooperative Research (LUCR) by demonstrating and researching organic, integrated and sustainable ways to farm."
The Bachelor of Science degree in Agroecology is an interdisciplinary degree program within the Department of Plant Sciences and the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management. An Agroecology Minor also is available. Alternative contact: Department of Plant Sciences. 50 Agriculture Building. Phone: 307-766-3103.