Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog
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AGSC 241 - Field Crop Production

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): BIOB 110 .
This course is a study of modern agronomic field crop production practices as they relate to crop growth, yield, and quality.  Topics covered include environmental effects of crop development, plant breeding, nutrient and water management, cultural practices, pest management, harvest and postharvest handling, and current issues in crop management. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Understand the scale and diversity of the agricultural landscape and economy.
  • Identify and interpret reliable sources of information about crop production.
  • Discuss current agronomic, economic, and environmental issues in crop production.
  • Explain traditional and emerging crop and soil management strategies.
  • Select appropriate management strategies for a variety of cropping system scenarios.

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