Agronomy Essentials is a fully online 12-week comprehensive online crops and soils course designed to build an individual’s knowledge of basic agronomy principles and application. Upon completion, the learner should have a fundamental knowledge of soil physical and biological characteristics, resource conservation, irrigation, drainage, water quality, soil and tissue analysis and interpretation, fertilizers and other nutrient sources, soil pH and liming, pest identification/sampling, pest management, cropping systems, planting practices, crop growth and development, harvest, storage, and managing production risk, among many others.
Whether you are personally involved in production agriculture, advising farmers as an agricultural retailer or consultant, a representative for an agricultural business or government agency, or just looking to build your expertise, this course will cover topics that should be of direct interest to you.
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