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Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

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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"The Farm is an educational laboratory for students in the Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) program and a working model of sustainable agriculture in the region." Experiential learning opportunities are offered in livestock, organic field and forage crop, and organic horticultural production, as well as value-added processing and marketing. The College's Agriculture and Natural Resources (B.S.) degree includes courses in sustainable agricultural practices, and bees and beekeeping.

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The Program was founded on the lifework of farmer and writer Wendell Berry, in collaboration with The Berry Center of New Castle, Kentucky. The Minor includes coursework in agroecology, sustainable agriculture, cultural and historical perspectives on agrarianism, organic crop production, food system planning and leadership, agricultural entomology, and soil ecology.

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The Program was founded on the lifework of farmer and writer Wendell Berry, in collaboration with The Berry Center of New Castle, Kentucky. This interdisciplinary, experiential-learning oriented undergraduate degree includes coursework in agroecology, sustainable agriculture, cultural and historical perspectives on agrarianism, organic crop production, food system planning and leadership, agricultural entomology, and soil ecology.

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The KSU Research and Demonstration Farm is a 300-acre farm that "offers students opportunities to conduct research and demonstration projects related to sustainable agriculture, livestock production, horticulture, bioenergy and other land-based studies. The farm includes 11 acres of certified organic land."

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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 Organic Farming Research and Education Unit (OFREU), a 20-acre USDA-certified organic farm and research facility, is available for organic vegetable production, the student community supported agriculture program, Sustainable Agriculture Program (SAG) student apprenticeships, teaching resources and courses for the SAG curriculum, and faculty and student research in sustainable organic horticultural production systems. OFREU also serves as a venue for labs and hands-on learning.

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The Organic Agriculture Working Group brings "together Kentucky State University researchers, teachers, and extension staff whose work relates to organic agriculture."

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"Through the Sustainable Agriculture (SAG) Undergraduate Degree Program, students can obtain a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture within the Individualized Programs track. Students in other majors can obtain a Minor in Sustainable Agriculture. The University of Kentucky's SAG program is hands-on, featuring field-based coursework and an apprenticeship at the University of Kentucky Organic Farming Research and Education Unit, the home to a 150-member UK Community Supported Agriculture program."

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"Through the Sustainable Agriculture (SAG) Undergraduate Degree Program, students can obtain a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture within the Individualized Programs track. Students in other majors can obtain a Minor in Sustainable Agriculture. The University of Kentucky's SAG program is hands-on, featuring field-based coursework and an apprenticeship at the University of Kentucky Organic Farming Research and Education Unit, the home to a 150-member UK Community Supported Agriculture program."

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The SAG program is hands-on, featuring field-based coursework and an apprenticeship at the University of Kentucky Organic Farming Research and Education Unit (OFU), the home to a 150-member UK Community Supported Agriculture program. Organic-focused research is conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers from multiple departments on 13 acres of the OFU.

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