OFP 114 Organic Farming Practices I

This is the first course of a two-semester sequence focusing primarily on sustainable organic principles and practices.  Topics include sustainable agriculture principles and outlook, soil fertility, tillage, and management, composting, crop rotation, cover crops, propagation, weed management, pest and disease control, and season extension techniques.  Five hours of combined lecture/lab per week.  Competency met: Scientific Reasoning and Discovery (3.0)  Instructional Support Fee applies.  Fall.

4 credits
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