Dec 03, 2022
AGA 880 - Forage Crop Management
Last Date of Approval: Fall 2020
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0
In this class students learn about the production and management of forage crops; concepts applied to yield, quality, and stand persistence; systems of forage utilization including grazing, hay, and silage. Learning these concepts will allow students to make educated production and financial decisions which are critical in being a successful operation. This class would be beneficial to those in any/all types of agricultural careers, particularly those in agronomy and livestock careers.
Mode(s) of Instruction: Traditional/Face to Face
Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.
Course Fees: None
Common Course Assessment(s): None
Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
- Students will be able to determine proper management of forage crops; concepts applied to yield, quality, and stand persistence.
- Students will be able to design grazing systems
- Students will be able to identify types of forage.
- Forage ID
- Forage Seedbed Preparation
- Planting Forages d. Weed/Pest/Disease Management
- Harvesting Forages f. Storing Forages
- Grazing Forages/Rotational Grazing/Pasture Setup
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