Free SARE Courses Advance Your Sustainable Ag Education
Looking to learn more about the core concepts of sustainable agriculture? SARE’s online, self-paced sustainable agriculture courses have been updated and expanded to include a course on Agricultural Ecosystem Management. The three courses cover core concepts in sustainable agriculture, its goals and its relevance to every farming and ranching operation, no matter the size.
“These online courses are an excellent way for Extension educators and anyone with an interest in sustainable agriculture to strengthen their knowledge base,” says Jim Freeburn, Western SARE’s Professional Development Program coordinator.
Start one of the free courses today:
- Sustainable Agriculture Principles and Concept Overview provides an overview of sustainable agriculture, tracing its origins and exploring its relevance to farmers, ranchers and agricultural professionals nationwide.
- Strategic Farm/Ranch Planning and Marketing covers farm/ranch planning and business development, marketing opportunities and strategies, and managing for long-term success.
- Agricultural Ecosystem Management (NEW!) focuses on how to apply ecological principles in the management of crop and livestock systems, including tools and resources to achieve production goals, enhance stewardship of watersheds and wildlife, and improve farm profitability.
This program is designed primarily for Cooperative Extension and Natural Resources Conservation Service personnel, and is open to farmers, ranchers and other agricultural professionals nationwide.
All three courses are available at courses.sare.org.