LNDC1166 Sustainable Food and Plant Production - Fall

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of commercial edible and nonedible sustainable crop production practices based on the fall season. Ornamental crops to be grown are chrysanthemums, poinsettias, and other minor crops. Special emphasis will be given to herb and vegetable hydroculture.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

None

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Perform crop production using hydroculture
Produce potted crops for seasonal holiday sales
Create a production schedule
Manipulate growth parameters
Identify greenhouse pests
Provide control measures for insects and diseases
Maintain a crop journal
Market crops

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

1

lab:

2