Specialty Crop Growers
Short Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 7191
The Specialty Crop Growers Short-Term Technical Certificate provides the basic training needed to diversify and expand farm production, boost local economies, increase access to fresh food, and decrease the need for extensive transportation of foods. Students contribute directly to the production of locally grown produce through hands-on experiences with local farmers and growers. Training in specialty crop production allows students to explore career pathways in agriculture, cooperative systems, and marketing. Some courses require travel to mentor farms and off-campus learning sites. This Certificate may be offered in collaboration with InnovatEd and different host partners. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.
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||Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture
||Fall Crop Production
||Soil Management and Conservation
||Spring Crop Production
||Business Principles of Sustainable Agriculture
|| Total Credit Hours: 17|
Established January 2013
Revised November 2014
Effective August 2015
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