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Spanish Language and Culture for the Agricultural Professional (1.5)
Students will engage in beginning, conversational Spanish designed specifically for a supervisor of an agricultural workforce. Students will also explore the cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world.
Topics in Digital Photography (2)
Students will learn how to properly use an advanced digital camera equipped with various camera lenses to achieve desired photographic outcomes and to use basic concepts of photographic composition. Students will become proficient in the use of Adobe Photoshop CS6 for digital photo editing. The course is taught online, and is "hands on" with assignments focused on taking photographs and correcting/enhancing them. Students must have a digital camera available for the course.
Students must have a digital camera available for the course.
Field Identification of Birds for Use in Land Management (1)
Field identification of birds by sight, sound, habitat, and flight pattern; natural history, preferred habitats, and migration timeline along the Eastern Flyway in New Jersey.
Environmental Pollution - Issues in Agriculture, Industry, and Communities (2)
Evidence-based analysis of real-world problems of air, water, and land pollution on the local, state, national, and international arenas. This online course offers extensive opportunities for active discussion threads.
River and Stream Ecology (1)
This online course is a broad introduction to the chemical, physical; and biological processes of rivers and streams. Students will gain an appreciation of these water bodies as dynamic and constantly evolving ecosystems while acquiring skills to conduct and analyze scientific methods and data related to river and stream management issues.
Organic Farming and Gardening (2)
This online course is an introduction to organic farming and gardening from the perspective of both agricultural professionals and home gardeners. After completing the course students will be able to plan and design an organic garden using concepts of soil fertility, composting, plant growth measurements, data collection, pest management, natural landscapes, and rain gardens.
American Lawns and Turfgrass (1.5)
This online course presents a chance for students to explore the environmental, social, and economic aspects of lawns and turfgrass through a variety of readings. Contemporary issues for New Jersey will also be investigated, including pollution in Barnegat Bay and the state law regulating fertilizer applications to turf for homeowners and professional landscapers.
Edible Gardening for Enrichment and Education (2)
Preparation and maintenance of residential/community/educational edible gardens.
Critical Analysis of Issues in U.S. Agribusiness I (3)
Students will develop skills needed to critically analyze "real world"--contemporary issues driving the performance and
trajectory of the U.S. agribusiness sector. Topics and field trips will vary by semester.
Requires admission into the Clearing Corporation Charitable Foundation Agribusiness Scholars Program.
Critical Analysis of Issues in Agribusiness II (3)
Students will develop skills needed to critically analyze
"real world"--contemporary issues driving the performance and
trajectory of the U.S. agribusiness sector. Topics and field trips will vary by
Prerequisites: 11:035:300 and admission into the Clearing Corporation Charitable Foundation Agribusiness Scholars Program.