Agricultural Science and Technology Courses
James J Connors, Dept. Chair, Dept. of Agricultural and Extension Education (Agricultural and Extension Education Bldg., 1134 West 6th- 83844-2040; phone 208/885-6358; lriesenb@ uidaho.edu).
Prerequisite: Enrollment in courses in this subject field requires permission of the department.
Ag WS101 Organic Gardening and Farming (3 cr) WSU Soils 101
Ag 210 Living on the Land (3 cr)
The course is designed to provide adults with information and skills to implement Best Stewardship Practices on small acreages in the Treasure Valley. After attending this course, participants will have basic knowledge and skills to: implement an inventory of the resources on their small acreage; understand soils, soil interactions and do basic soil testing; understand water, water interactions and do basic water testing; understand plants, plant interactions and do basic forage testing; understand whole farm and/or ranch systems thinking and understand human-animal-soil-plant-water interactions. Participants will also be able to share information about stewardship for small acreages with others in their community.
Ag 212 Junior Master Gardener Teacher Preparation (3 cr)
This course is primarily presented as a non-formal Extension education program for learners who will be teaching in the Junior Master Gardener Program. After attending this course, participants will have basic knowledge and resources to provide leadership and instruction for the Idaho Junior Master Gardener Program. Participants will also be able to share information about horticulture, community gardening, youth development, youth recognition, and JMG activities with others in their community.
Ag 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)
Ag 398 (s) Internship (1-6 cr, max 6)
Ag 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)
Ag 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)
Ag ID417 NxLevel's Agricultural Entrepreneurship - Tilling the Soil of Opportunity (3 cr) WSU AFS 417
Assessing potential of small farm enterprises; marketing strategies, finances, feasibility, legal issues, resource evaluation and writing a business plan. One three hour class per wk.
Ag 495 (s) Agricultural Ambassadors (cr arr)
Ag 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)