FST 202 Agroecology Maymester 2014

This course explores the biological processes that undergird the food production system on which we all depend. Course topics include soil fertility and quality, pest ecology, nutrient cycling and socioeconomic and policy aspects of agricultural production. The course will address questions like:

  • What is Agroecology?
  • How important is soil health and quality for the food we eat?
  • What can we do to control insect and week pests and plant pathogens?
  • How can we build a sustainable agricultural system?

The class meets Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm in CH 003 and is open to all majors and non-majors.