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Sustainable Ag: Issues & Practices

Credits: 2
Course Number: 10-090-111

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Course Description

10-090-111 SUSTAINABLE AG: ISSUES & PRACTICES ...use critical thinking skills to compare organic and sustainable agricultural practices with industrial agriculture. Explore food production issues including antibiotics, herbicides, hormones, GMOs, animal welfare, crop yields, nutrients, and pollution.

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

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What will I learn?

  1. Compare Organic Agriculture, Sustainable & conventional agriculture
  2. Investigate organic soils and land access issues
  3. Debate current issues in GMO seed use
  4. Explore plant management practices and issues
  5. Compare organic animal stewardship to conventional management.
  6. Outline issues related to hunger, social justice, worker rights, farm prices, climate change
  7. Review National Organic Program (NOP) certification
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Class Number: 83268

Blended - 50%-99% Online
Fall 2024
8/17/2024 - 10/14/2024
Green Bay Campus Room LH104
8/22/2024 - 10/10/2024
Th — 1:00 PM - 3:20 PM