AGR

Courses

AGR 100 Introduction to Urban Agriculture
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on practices for cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or near a village, town, or city. Topics include: history and politics of urban agriculture, and urban farm design.
Prerequisites: None
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AGR 105 Vegetable Crop Production
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on concepts and skills for production of vegetable crops. Topics include: business principles of specialty crops including planning, budgeting, production and harvest. Students must attend off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: None
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AGR 135 Fruit and Nut Production
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on the classification, identification, and culture of fruit and nut trees and shrubs for food production. Field trips are required.
Prerequisites: None
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AGR 140 Pest and Policy Management for Specialty Crops
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on principles and practices for identifying, diagnosing, and controlling common insect, disease, and weed pests in specialty crop production. Topics include: integrated pest management, organic farming principles, and farm policy and certification.
Prerequisites: None
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AGR 150 Fall Production
3 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 6 Lab Hours.

A course on producing, harvesting, storing, and selling fall crops, with emphasis on sustainable agriculture techniques.
Prerequisites: None
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AGR 155 Spring Production
3 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 6 Lab Hours.

A course on producing, harvesting, storing, and selling spring crops, with emphasis on sustainable agriculture techniques.
Prerequisites: None
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AGR 160 Summer Production
3 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 6 Lab Hours.

A course on producing, harvesting, storing, and selling summer crops, with emphasis on sustainable agriculture techniques.
Prerequisites: None
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