Courses and Curricula

Courses and Curricula

Courses and Curricula

Below is a selection of SARE-funded courses and curricula. Find more sustainable agriculture courses and curricula in the Learning Center.

Reading the Farm

Training Agricultural Professionals in Whole-Farm Analysis

Type: Northeast SARE Grantee Tool

Farm educators often  have in-depth knowledge of certain components of agriculture, but have few opportunities to see how these components work together to influence sustainability. Reading the Farm brings together educators and experts who share knowledge in the context of working, real-world farms. 

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Youth Education Curriculum Guides

Type: Online Course/Curriculum

A collection of online curricula for K-12 youth education in sustainable agriculture.

Whole Farm Mass Nutrient Balance Calculator

Nutrient Management Tools and Curriculum

Type: Northeast SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

This software program calculates the annual difference between a farm's imported and exported nutrients (N, P and K). Teaching guides and instructions for the tool's use are also available.

National Continuing Education Program

Type: Online Course/Curriculum

This program is designed for Cooperative Extension and Natural Resource Conservation Service personnel, and is also open to farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural professionals nationwide. It emphasizes core concepts and a basic understanding of sustainable agriculture, its goals and its relevance to every farming and ranching operation—large or small.

The core of the national continuing education program is a series of three online courses. Take them now.