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2019 - 2021 Graduate Catalog 
2019 - 2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGSC 5015 - Principles of Organic Agriculture (3)

In this course, students learn the principles of organic agriculture as applied to plant growth, development, and culture. Students are acquainted with both theoretical and applied aspects of organic agriculture. Topics include concept and scope of organic farming; Land; Soil; Organic certification; Equipment; Crops; Best management practices; Economic concepts for optimal production, Marketing etc. Students get `hands-on’ experience in skills of growing organic agricultural products with focus on crops. Business aspects with emphasis on marketing will be discussed using case studies; market and business plans. Career opportunities will also be explored.