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AGCR 1371 LOCAL NEEDS-Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture

Introduction to history, principles, and practices of sustainable agriculture as applied to local and global agriculture. A comparison and evaluation of sustainability of conventional agricultural practices will be made from the environmental, economic, and social perspectives ("planet,profit,people"). Case studies and other tools will be used to relate principles of sustainable agriculture to basic farming practices.

32 lecture, 32 lab hours.

3 credit hours