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Agroecology (AGECO)

AGECO 121 (GN) Plant Stress: It's Not Easy Being Green (3) The many hazards faced by plants and the dynamic ways that plants respond to these problems are examined.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 122 (GN) (METEO 122) Atmospheric Environment: Growing in the Wind (3) Dynamic effects of weather on ecosystems and habitation of Earth.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 134 (GN) (R SOC 134) Sustainable Agriculture Science and Policy (3) The science, socio-economics, and politics of managing food and fiber production systems. Sustainability implications of current practices and future options.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 144 (GN) Principles and Practices of Organic Agriculture (3) An introduction to the science, principles and practices of organic agricultural systems for food production.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 154 Principles of Agronomic Field Operations (2) Introduction to the cultural methods and equipment used in agronomic crop production.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

AGECO 197 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 201 Introductory Agroecology (3) Introduction to the processes and considerations that lead to the development of integrated solutions to crop production problem solving.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 295 Agroecology Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 418 (AN SC 418, SOILS 418) Nutrient Management in Agricultural Systems (3) Comprehensive review of nutrient flow in animal agricultural systems, environmental regulations, and environmental stewardship practices.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 427 Certification and License Preparation (1-3 per semester/maximum of 3) Review and preparation for licenses and certifications commonly needed by Crop Production professionals.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: AGRO 028  

AGECO 429 Crop Scouting (2) This course will teach proper crop scouting techniques and provide reference material to aid in identification of crop pests and determination of pest economic threshold levels.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AGRO 028 orHORT 101  

AGECO 438 (AGRO 438) Principles of Weed Management (4) Weedy plant taxonomy, biology and ecology of weedy plant populations, and integration of biological, chemical, cultural and biological controls.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 6 credits in plant sciences  

AGECO 457 (ENT 457) Principles of Integrated Pest Management (3) Integrated study of pest complexes and their management, emphasizing ecological principles drawing on examples from a range of agricultural, forestry and urban systems. This course is designed for sixth, seventh, and eighth semester students and graduate students.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: Must take two or more of the following:ENT 313, PPEM 405, PPEM 318 orHORT 238  

AGECO 490 Agroecology Colloquium (3) Students will be discussing topics related to the major and develop presentations in consultation with the course instructor.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits in agroecosystems science  

AGECO 495 Agroecology Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGECO 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-2 per semester/maximum of 4) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

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