Specialty Crop Growers Short Term Technical Certificate

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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Fall Semester 
SAGR 114 Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture  3
SAGR 101 Fall Crop Production 3
SAGR 106 Soil Management and Conservation 3
  
Spring Semester
SAGR 102 Spring Crop Production 3
SAGR 112 Business Principles of Sustainable Agriculture 3
SAGR 113 Plant Propagation 2
   
                                 Total Credit Hours: 17

Established    January 2013
Revised          November 2014
Effective        August 2015

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