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Plant & Soil Science: Intro Sustainable Veg Farming

PSS 095 Z2 (CRN: 60771)

3 Credit Hours—Seats Available!

About PSS 095 Z2

In this hands-on, field-based course, student will explore the basic concepts and practices of sustainable farming. Topics include vegetable crop families, soil management, composting, organic weed, pest and disease control, propagation and planting and marketing techniques. The class format will consist of a combination of lectures and hands-on fieldwork. Concepts and skills taught will immediately be applied through participation in Catamount Educational Farm?s five acre vegetable operation that supplies produce to the community through a CSA, a farm stand and multiple wholesale accounts.

Instructor

Mimi Arnstein ()

Notes

Dates: July 14 - August 8, 2014; SUMMER ACADEMY COURSE; July 14 - July 25 On Campus MTWR 9:00-3:30 PM; July 26 - August 8 for continued out of class work. Students must apply to Summer Academy to participate in this course; Available to students completing 10th & 11th grades; Not available to students who have graduated from high school; Residential and commuter options; VT students can use their dual enrollment voucher;Students need to apply and a guidance counselor needs to supply a brief recommendation and GPA via an online form here https://learn.uvm.edu/apply/summer-academy/; April 15 priority application deadline; Continuing Education Deans Office Permission Only, please contact 802-656-2085

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Terrill-Home Ec 207 (View Campus Map)

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