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Erica T Cline
TESC 236
Tacoma Campus

Sustainable Agriculture

Explores the sustainability of technological advances in global food production. Topics include the origins of agriculture, soil ecology and conservation, industrial vs. organic agriculture, integrated pest management, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and biofuels.

Class description

This course will have a new emphasis this time; I will add topics on the importance of soil conservation in agriculture, energy costs of industrial fertilizers, the biofuel movement, and local issues of forest sustainability.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Erica T Cline
Date: 10/24/2007