Sustainable Agriculture Minor

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Date Posted: April 12, 2018
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Agriculture
Program Type: Minor

Description

Students who select this minor will learn about sustainable agriculture in its broadest sense, including issues related to maintaining and/or improving crop and animal productivity, preserving environmental resources for future generations, ensuring farm profitability, and ensuring rural community vitality and viability. They learn how to build markets and opportunities for producers, and they help consumers make "green" choices on purchased products.