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Sustainable Agriculture

Career Studies Certificates

Code: 221-335-06

General Information

Sustainable Agriculture - Career Studies

This program was developed as a response to the growing interest in producing and consuming local food. The courses will assist those who wish to grow crops safely and efficiently.

This program introduces basic techniques of growing food and flowers. Best practices will be stressed, such as Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) of the U. S. Department of Agriculture.

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Program Requirements

Sustainable Agriculture–Career Studies Certificate (PDF)

Employment Outlook

Trained individuals are needed to maintain the quality of crops. Tasks include planting, irrigating, harvesting and packing for shipping, among other duties. A basic knowledge of farm equipment/machinery will expand employment opportunities. Prospects are expected to be good.

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