OFP 114 Sustainable Agriculture I

This course is an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainable agriculture for small organic farms and gardens.  Topics include sustainable agriculture principles and practices, economics, soil science, conservation, tillage, and fertility, composting, cover crops, crop rotation, plant biology, weeds, pest and disease control.  Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week, including field trips.  Competency met:  Scientific Reasoning and Discovery (3.0). Instructional Support Fee applies.
4 credits Fall

4 credits
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