OFP 219 Organic Farming Practicum (Fall)

The fall practicum is comprised of on-farm or field experience that focuses on the typical agricultural practices of the season, including farm management, late season soil amendments, harvesting, on-farm processing, produce storage, season extension techniques, marketing, 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 my also be used as part of the practicum. Students are expected to complete up to two 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 115 (formerly OFP 14 or OFP 15). Two lecture hours per week and 80 supervised fieldwork hours per semester. Instructional Support Fee applies. 4 credits. Fall.

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