Students will learn about agricultural disease and pest identification and management, ratios and proportions for mixing fertilizers and additives, soil and water chemistry, niche market identification, and agricultural adaptation to climate change in New England, as well as local and federal regulations and an introduction to resources for farmers. Lecture format will include formal lectures, guest speakers, and field trips. Labs will include in-lab research, experiments, and on- and off-campus fieldwork. Students will choose an area of specialization based on their market niche to begin the development of their portfolio.
Sustainable Agriculture I