Online Crop Production Course

Date:

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 to Tuesday, September 10, 2024

Time: 

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Location:

Online  Link to be given to registrants upon enrollment

Cost:

$450 - Half-off scholarship available

Related Program(s):

This 9-week online course covers essential topics related to sustainable crop production, enabling participants to grow food while caring for the soil at the farm or in the garden.

In this course you will learn how to:
Grow a diversity of fruits and vegetables for your home and/or business
Care for your soil
Create a crop plan
Manage a greenhouse
Buy and maintain farm equipment and machinery
Set up irrigation systems
Manage soil nutrients
Manage weeds and use cover crops
Identify pests and implement pest management strategies
Learn how to prepare crops for market and comply with food safety regulations
Connect with agencies that provide services for new farmers

2024 Course Details:
Participants and instructors meet online every Tuesday evening from 5:30pm to 7:00pm EST for 9 weeks, starting July 16th. In addition to meeting together online once a week, participants will be given access to a healthy amount of additional educational material in a variety of media to be enjoyed at one's leisure. All class sessions will be recorded and made available to participants.

Also, students will have access to one-on-one technical assistance from New Entry staff.