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Sustainability, Tropical Agriculture & Missions; Au Sable Institute - Costa Rica
Monday, May 18, 2020, 8:00 AM to Friday, June 05, 2020, 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Course

Course Description:
BIOL/AGRIC/GEOG 343 SUSTAINABILITY, TROPICAL AGRICULTURE, AND MISSIONS: 4 cr; 100 contact hrs.An introduction to sustainability and tropical agriculture with applications for working with resource-poor farmers. Topics include the scientific basis of low cost techniques, tropical crops and their requirements, and on-site work. Issues in Christian missions and development, urban gardening and small animal techniques are also covered in the context of agricultural employment and economy. This course includes several trips to different ecosystem regions of Costa Rica.

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Contact: Dr. Brian Keas, [email protected], 231-587-8686