Integrated Pest Management for Sustainable Agriculture

Course Section ID:
AGCR-1070-300
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Course Description

This course will survey local agricultural pests, including weeds and diseases and their impact on crops in Central Texas. Emphasis will be placed on building and maintaining healthy soil, plant and insect biological cycles as key to ecological pest control. The course will focus on identification of pest problem and sustainable methods of integrated pest management including cultural, biological, physical control methods. Chemical control methods described will be such that are least toxic and permissible by the National Organic Program standards.

For questions regarding this course, please contact Marissa Lankes.

Meet The Instructor

Ellen H. Beaman

Ellen began her agricultural career on an organic vegetable farm in Buda, TX in 2001, which inspired her to pursue an education in ag. She received her BS in Agronomy from Texas Tech University and has continued to manage and consult organic farms in Central Texas. When she's› not farming, Ellen enjoys two-stepping, reading Tolkien, and harassing her cat, Felix.

Course Information

July 16th - August 22nd
6 Weeks Total
MW @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
24.00 Total Hours
Course Instructor
2 Students Registered
8 Seats Available

Course Registration

Course Cost Breakdown:
Base Cost of $228.00 + $1.00 Fees
$229.00 Course Cost
*May require a $1 or $3 insurance fee

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