Sustainable Agriculture for Small Farms
This course will address the practical skills and planning necessary for small-scale sustainable farm production. Viewing the farm as an ecosystem, learners will explore the relationships between soil and plant health. They will evaluate strategies for monitoring and maintaining soil health, capturing and using water efficiently, managing pests, and using season extension structures. Learners will practice measuring and observing conditions, recognizing patterns, and employing responsive interventions. The course culminates in the development of a farm management plan that incorporates sustainable practices to deliver the best outcomes.
Apr 8, 2024 — May 12, 2024
Distance Education - Online
For credit cost: $1410