The Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University, is offering an online continuing education workshop on sustainable crop management practices in the Northern Great Plains. The workshop will focus on important factors of sustainability, nutrient management, diverse cropping systems, disease management strategies, insects, and farm economics. This workshop will be taught by Dr. M. Burrows, Dr. D. Buschena, Dr. C. Jones, Dr. K. McVay, Dr. F. Menalled, Dr. K. Wanner and C. Sommers-Austin and will rely heavily on experiences and knowledge of producers and agricultural professionals who participate in the course.
Students should expect to spend an average of 6 hours per week on this workshop, have basic computer skills, and have access to the Internet. Although college credits will not be given for this class, certified crop advisers will be able to receive 25 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through Montana State University's Extension Service if they successfully complete the workshop.
This course is limited to 25 students on a first-come, first-served basis.
Meeting Place and Times:
Participants can expect to spend 6 to 7 hours per week for 9 weeks to successfully complete this on-line course. This estimate includes both time spent connected to the course on-line and time spent off-line completing other requirements of the course.
Instructor(s): Dr. M. Burrows, Dr. D. Buschena, Dr. C. Jones.
Dr. K. McVay, Dr. F. Menalled, Dr. K. Wanner.
Target Audience: Agricultural professionals.
6-7 hours per week. If you are unfamiliar with this field of study and/or method of delivery, you may require more time.
- Readings will be provided by the instructors.
- Computer running Windows XP Service Pack 3 or newer or Mac OS X.5 (Leopard) or higher
- CD-ROM drive
- Internet access
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For More Information:
Contact Christine Sommers-Austin, Research Associate and Projects Manager, at (406) 994-6034 or firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Register: Register Online