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AGA 880 - Forage Crop Management


Last Date of Approval: Fall 2020

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
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.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

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.

 

Course Objectives

  • 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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