Sep 15, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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PBIO 2060 - Sustainable Agriculture

Investigation of global and local agriculture with an emphasis on small scale, highly diversified agriculture and local food a synthesis of human activities. Agriculture will be considered to include the production from plants of food, fiber, fuel, building materials, and medicines. Students will gain direct experience with agriculture by growing an organic garden, preparing compost and testing soils, harvesting crops, seed saving and visiting local farms.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Gain skill in preparing soils, planting crops, maintaining healthy plants, and harvesting and storage requirements
  • Gain skills in identifying and managing weeds, pests, and plant diseases.
  • Learn about the history of agriculture and domestication and related current developments
  • Understand the unique challenges of small scale, diversified agriculture, and local marketing

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