Course 1: Sustainable Agriculture
Basic Principles and Concept Overview
What is sustainable agriculture?
What does it mean for farmers, ranchers and communities?
How does it relate to my role as an educator or researcher?
Now you can answer those questions and more, using this informative and readable online course.
After completing the course, you will:
- Work more effectively with clients
- Develop research and education programs that address agricultural sustainability
- Adapt models that worked well for others into your programming
- If you're a certified crop adviser, earn continuing education units!
Sustainable Agriculture: Basic Principles and Concept Overview addresses the broad topics and issues of sustainable agriculture—farming systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and good for people and communities. Students who want to explore topics in greater depth should follow the wealth of information links embedded throughout the course, and seek other educational opportunities in their states or regions.
To access the course, you must first register as a student in the eXtension campus site, and then enroll in this specific course, Sustainable Agriculture: Basic Principles and Concept Overview. If you already registered as a student in the eXtension campus site to take the first course in this series or other eXtension courses, you do not have to register again. Just login using your ID and password.
Once you have set up your account, you can bookmark the eXtension campus home page and go there directly to log in when you are ready to start or continue the course. You don't need to come back to this page. Detailed information about the course, technological requirements, navigation, and continuing education credits are available at the course home page.
After you register and log in to the eXtension campus, click on Courses → Agriculture category → Sustainable Agriculture sub-category. Click on the course title.
Enjoy the course!
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