Register for - Agricultural Techniques (3 Credits)
|Event:||Agricultural Techniques (3 Credits)|
|Location:||Randolph Center Campus|
|Time:||Jul 14, 2014 7:00am - Aug 14, 2014 12:00pm|
|Description:||July 14th - August 14th, 7:00am - 12:00pm (Monday - Thursday; Every other Friday)
Location: Randolph Campus: Langevin House and Vermont Tech Market Garden
Instructor: Molly Willard
During this course students will receive three credits in Agriculture Techniques. Students will have the opportunity to receive certificates in the following areas: dairy husbandry, poultry husbandry, organic management of fruits and vegetables, basic tractor cultivation and maintenance, and vegetable harvesting and processing. Students will be introduced to various management and business techniques. Every other Friday will be a service learning opportunity on a Vermont farm. Students will familiarize themselves with different aspects of the Vermont Tech farm operations. Students will learn safety techniques for the use of farm equipment and handling of farm animals and crops. Students will understand the basic management strategies behind farm operations.
Course cost includes: Instruction, Field Trips, Lab, Course Credit and
Certificate of Completion
Questions? Please contact Melissa Neilson, Student Resource Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-442-8821 extension 1677; or Molly Willard, Agriculture Training & Market Garden Manager at email@example.com or 802-535-5315.