OFP 217 Organic Farming Practicum (Spring)

This spring practicum is comprise of on-farm or filed experience that focuses on the typical agricultural practices of the season, including farm planning, soil preparation, plant propagation, season extension, transplanting, record keeping, and livestock care, if available.  The specific practices and skills will vary according to the particular host.  Approved attendance to relevant professional meetings may also be used as part of the practicum.  Students are expected to complete 2 hours of discussion/seminar per week and submit regular reports, a log of their on-site hours and complete a final report.  This practicum requires at least 80 hours of supervised fieldwork experience at an approved host site.  Prerequisite: OFP 114 or OFP 115 (formerly OFP 14 or OFP 15).  Two lecture hours per week and 80 hours of supervised fieldwork per semester.  Instructional Support Fee applies.  Spring.

2 credits
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