Understanding Sustainable Farming: Organic and Hightech Solutions

Course: FOD0009

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This is not a training course for farmers, but a course for those who want an overview of sustainable agriculture and how it is practiced in various bioregions across the country. Study the basics of agroecology, healthy soils, sustainable seeds, the social and economic sustainability of diversified farming, and the spectrum of practices from certified organic and biodynamic farming to integrated pest management and no-till agriculture. Each approach will be explored in the context of particular Canadian farms, which will be enhanced by assignments where you interview farmers in your region.

WINTER 2017
Online LearningRequired Books for Online Learning
Section Date(s) ModePrice
800 Jan 10 - Apr 18Online$451.93 Register Online