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New Organic Course to be held Spring 2010.

Posted: October 20, 2009

An introduction to organic agronomic, horticultural, and livestock systems.

AGECO 197A (Ageco 144, 3 credits). Will be held on Tuesdays 9:45-11 am and Thursdays 9:45-12:30.

Topics covered include:

  • history, principles, and policy of organic agriculture
  • organic soil, crop, & pest management practices

Class will be broken up into lectures, fieldtrips, hands-on activities, guest speakers, & discussions. The instructors are Dr. Heather Karsten (Crop & Soil Sciences) and Dr. Mary Barbercheck (Entomology).

For more information contact Dr. Heather Karsten, hdk3@psu.edu