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Sustainable Agriculture

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This site has good information on sustainable agriculture practices. There are 5 modules with this site with activities for each module. The following key themes inform the whole curriculum:Sustainable agriculture addresses social, environmental, and economic impacts. Food system and agroecosystem analysis offer critical theoretical frameworks for understanding agriculture. Sustainable agriculture is defined and driven by goals. Practices are sustainable only insofar as they support those... More
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Material Type: Online Course
Date Added to MERLOT: October 16, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 12, 2015
Submitter: Adam Franken


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
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Language: English
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Avatar for Mark Rieger
7 years ago

Mark Rieger (Administrator)

This is a very comprehensive site that covers a broad range of issues. I was impressed with the organization and depth presented, along with the creative exercises presented. On the down side, it looks to be a bit dated and certainly needs updating in some sections. There seemed to be some bias in the GMO and organic sections, and the information there was unquestionably out of date. For example, the statement that GMO crops do not use less pesticides. Worldwide data collected on Bt crops show drastic reductions in insecticide use, fewer pesticide poisoning events, and higher overall profitability of GM crops. much of this has come out since 2001, which appeared to be the date associated with many of the references. just needs updating.

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10 years ago

Adam Franken (Faculty)

This is a great tutorial for students to learn about sustainable agriculture. The objectives are listed at the beginning of every lesson and very relevent to today's evironmental issues in agriculture. The students enjoyed some of the activities in the lessons, but as a teacher you will need to pick and choose which activities you use. The links and case studies in this unit are excellent.
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