Sustainable Farming Skills


An introduction to modern sustainable farming methods and practices: apply sustainable farming skills and methods to crop production in a whole-farm system, including plant, animal, and market considerations; work safely around crops, machinery, and other constraints. Topics include land-use planning and crop lay out, nutrient use and recycling, planting, maintenance and harvesting, and harvesting for sustainable agricultural systems. Class structure includes lecture, demonstration, reading and written assignments, and on-farm participation. Hands-on experience provides practical skills and complements theory.

NOTE: Livestock present, but student interaction not expected. Special Requirement: Must possess physical ability to use hand tools. Must wear hard-soled, closed-toe work shoes or boots, minimum of ankle high. Students work with farm equipment. Travel to off-campus site required. Students assume travel costs.


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Not currently offered — pre-register and we'll let you know as soon as this class is available, or book a training to arrange custom dates for your team!

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