May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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AGSC 202y - Small Acreage Farm Production: Spring

Credit(s): 4

This course provides an introduction to organic vegetable and fruit production in northwestern Montana. Activities undertaken in this course will reflect typical spring operations on a small acreage farm, in greenhouse and field settings. Topics covered will include choosing what crops to grow, seeding and planting, bed preparation, soil building, and season extension. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • List organic crop production activities typically undertaken in the spring season.
  • Apply academic concepts to hands-on production of crops and suggest appropriate production methods.
  • Collaborate with others in dynamic situations typical of a small acreage farm setting.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills, including listening, teamwork, responsibility, dependability and leadership. 

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