Summer 2016 Tentative Course List
New Courses will be added as approved
In this hands-on, experiential course, students will learn principles and practices of sustainable, diversified vegetable production on-site at the Catamount Educational Farm. Topics include: vegetable crop families; soil management; composting; weed, insect and disease control; propagation and planting; crop planning; irrigation and marketing techniques. The class format will consist of a combination of lectures, hands-on fieldwork, and visits to local vegetable farms. Concepts and skills taught will immediately be applied through participation in Catamount Educational Farms five acre vegetable operation that supplies produce to the community through a CSA, a farm stand and multiple wholesale accounts.
Terence Bradshaw () and Susannah Walsh Daloz ()
Dates: May 23-August 12, 2016; Prereqs: PSS 021; Pre and post online course work; May 30 - July 27 Mon & Wed 9:30 - 3:00; Location: The Catamount Educational Farm at the UVM Horticultural Research Center.
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|PSS 095 Z1||Plant & Soil Science: Hydroponics for Home Gardeners||to||Mon|
|PSS 154 BU1||Plant & Soil Science: Composting Ecology & Mgmt||to||Tue|
|PSS 161 Z1||Plant & Soil Science: SU:Fundmntls of Soil Science||to||Mon|
|PSS 195 JO1||Plant & Soil Science: Permaculture Practicum||to||N/A||See Notes||2||61840|
|PSS 196 OL1||Plant & Soil Science: Create & Design Flower Gardens (online)||to||N/A||See Notes||3||60027|
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