Instructor(s): Charles Francis
Number of Credit Hours: 3
Cross-listings: PLAS 436, HORT 836
Prerequisites:: Senior standing. Cost of travel required. Summer travel course with multi-state faculty. Farm visits to Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska.
Description: This course is focused on an immersive week-long field experience visiting sites and analyzing agroecosystems in NW Iowa, SW Minnesota, NE Nebraska, and SE South Dakota.
Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives
- Analysis of production, economics, environmental impacts, and social integration aspects of farms and farming systems.
- Learning experience for you and stretches you to think more deeply about agriculture and agroecosystems.