Jan 12th 2015

Farm to Fork: A Panoramic View of Agriculture (OSU)

An investigation into how modern agriculture works, its controversies, and the science behind it all.

Farm to Fork: A Panoramic View of Agriculture is an online journey connecting agricultural science and your food. Go on a virtual tour of a dairy, swine, and beef farm. Study how farm practices impact the environment. Learn how modern livestock techniques impact the well-being of farm animals. Visit the DNA analysis labs that help keep food safe. Tour the soil test laboratories helping farmers apply the optimal amount of fertilizer. Visit a century-old experiment linking fertilizers to crop yields. Think critically about the impact of local food on the local economy. Do all of this and more in one online course to gain a panoramic view of agriculture—from the farm, to the fork.