SAG 245   Principles of Sustainable Market Farming (3 Hours)

This course is designed to familiarize Market Farmers with sustainable methods of production of crops grown in the Market Farming industry. The course will prepare students in the basic principles of soils; pest and weed management; varieties of plants to grow; establishment, growth, harvesting and post-harvesting of crops; marketing methods; and business management. Students will become familiar with principles of sustainability and the importance of good record keeping. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.