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Sustainable Agriculture Certificate

Program Code: 900901

Discover the skills, science and art of producing crops, livestock and foods using organic and sustainable principles. Create a new business, transition toward organic, become certified and join in this growing field.

Approximate Certificate Costs

$2,561

Tuition: $2,093

Books: $243

Supplies: $225

Certificate Completers will be able to

  • Apply organic systems principles to their farm or land.
  • Appraise and manage soil health.
  • Practice organic animal husbandry.
  • Apply organic practices to field crops and horticultural crops.
  • Create a simple agricultural business plan, with marketing options.
  • Evaluate alternative crops and livestock.
  • Compose an on-going operation and management plan for an enterprise.
  • Plan the transition of a conventional enterprise into an organic one.
  • Complete forms necessary to document organic or conservation program status.
  • Access financial, technical and service program resources.
  • Model a balanced sustainable-organic ag system.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

  • 100903, Sustainable Food and Agriculture Systems
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Curriculum
First Semester
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Semester Total
6
Second Semester
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Semester Total
6
Total Credits
12
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Note

  • Earn credentials that show your expertise to lenders, employers or customers.
  • Learn how to manage a farm or test the feasibility of your product or business idea.
  • Choose individual courses or the complete series, based on your needs.
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