Jul 31, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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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 systems.as 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:
  • Students will be able to competently prepare soils, plant and transplant crops, maintain healthy plants, and identify appropriate harvesting and storage requirements
  • Students will be able to identify and managing weeds, pests, and plant diseases commonly found in Ohio
  • Students will be able to discuss the history of agriculture and domestication and relate this to current developments in agriculture
  • Students will be able to evaluate the unique challenges of small scale, diversified agriculture, and local marketing



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