Sustainable Agriculture in Small States
Upon completion of the Sustainable Agriculture for Small States Course you will be able to: 1. Employ the best practices in crop management and livestock management. 2. Describe the anatomy and physiology of farm animals. 3. Employ appropriate nutritional practices supporting your livestock. 4. Identify animal health and wellness issues. 5. Examine the need for food security. 6. Employ appropriate pest management strategies. 7. Employ appropriate record management practices. 8. Explain the harvest management process. 9. Appropriately manage a small farm operation. 10. How to effectively use agriculture value chains and cooperatives.
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