Jul 01, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022
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ENV 312 - Sustainable Ag in the Global Economy


2 credit(s)
There is mounting concern in the scientific and technological communities about how to feed the growing world population in the near future. We will focus on modern agriculture in the context of a global economy interconnected by natural resources. The basics of operations management, marketing, food safety, small business accounting, and business analysis as applied to agricultural systems will receive significant course time through lecture, discussion and fieldwork. Students will also learn strategies for assessing the sustainability and financial viability of a number of advanced growing methods as well as the basics of implementing these techniques.
Offered: Offered alternate years.

Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: Sustainability.
Prerequisite(s): ENV 201 .



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