AGRI 4116 - Sustainable Agrictr Internship, 6 Credits

Level: Lower

This internship is offered to provide students with an experiential learning opportunity in sustainable agriculture practices. Projects may involve vegetable or other crop production, farm animal management, cover crop/green manure trials, vermicomposting, woodlot improvement and other integrative initiatives appropriate to small farms. A planned program of education experiences will then be completed by the student under the supervision of an owner, manager or supervisor in their technical field or professional area. The interns will also be supervised by a faculty member who serves as Internship Coordinator. Written and/or oral reports, along with a journal and/or blog of work activities and experiences, will be required. Evaluation will be based on the quality of experiences gained from the internship and student work performance.