sustainable agriculture

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

Sustainable Livestock Production is one of four options in the Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems interdisciplinary program between the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Department of Health and Human Development, and the Department of Animal and Range Sciences.

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The degree covers "all aspects of technology and horticultural study including hydroponics, aquaponics, organic substrate production, GIS / GPS, water and energy conservation, and computing and connecting technology tools and data streams on farm."

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The Sustainable Food Systems degree includes "work-study on the Guilford College Farm, internships, and study-abroad opportunities."

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Sustainable Food Systems is one of four options in the Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems interdisciplinary program between the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Department of Health and Human Development, and the Department of Animal and Range Sciences.

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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 Grand Valley State University Sustainable Agriculture Project and farm provides students, faculty and staff with a space for research and experiential learning in sustainable and organic agriculture and incorporates a CSA. The Project also offers courses, programs, internships and other activities that promote awareness about sustainable development.

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Agroecology is one of four options in the Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems interdisciplinary program between the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Department of Health and Human Development, and the Department of Animal and Range Sciences.

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This program offers hands-on learning at an urban farm and training in business management. "Coursework includes soil and plant science, detailed production of specialty crops, and an introduction to raising small animals...."

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The College of the Extended University at Cal Poly partnered with Archi's Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (AISA), also know as Archi's Acres to offer a six-week Sustainable Agriculture Training (SAT) certificate program. Upon completion, students also earn 12-semester units of academic credit at Cal Poly State Polytechnic University - Pomona.

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The CAFES Center for Sustainability offers student intern programs, professional development, community workshops and resources for sustainable agriculture.

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The certificate is a full-year program, including three internships, with coursework and hands-on work experience in organic, alternative, and sustainable agricultural production.

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The 16-credit micro-certificate offers on-farm classes at the student farm and "provides a practical foundation in sustainable small farm agriculture through the study and hands-on design, planning, and operation of agriculture systems relevant to small farm environments."

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

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"West Virginia University's Organic Agriculture Research Farm is among the largest certified organic research farms dedicated to teaching, research and outreach." Undergraduates and graduates have access to 144 acres of certified organic farm land for research on a range of academic disciplines, including "horiticulture, agronomy, soil science, animal science, soil biology, plant pathology, entomology, weed science, and agricultural economics."

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The Warren Wilson Farm is a 300-acre working farm with diversified "mixed crop and livestock" dedicated to sustainable farming practices.

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