Mar 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

AGRI 100 - Organic and Sustainable Farming (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Introduction to sustainable food systems for students with little or no background in agricultural sciences. The history, common practices, regulations, economics, nutritional, environmental and sustainability issues surrounding the organic food industry are discussed within the broad context of sustainable food systems. Students will actively participate in growing crops organically and conventionally on the Newark Farm to develop a fuller understanding of challenges and opportunities of organic farming.
Allowed Units: 3 Grading Basis: Student Option
University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology