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Nov 14th 2016

Sustainable Agricultural Land Management (Coursera)

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This course will cover the agricultural and urban water quality issues in Florida, their bases, land and nutrient management strategies, and the science and policy behind the best management practices (BMPs). Students will learn to evaluate BMP research and analyze its role in determining practices and policies that protect water quality.

Syllabus:

Week 1: Introduction to Sustainable Agricultural Land Management

Week 2: Water Quality Issues and Regulations

Week 3: TMDLs & Nutrients

Week 4: Best Management Practices

Week 5: Soil Management

Week 6: Nutrient Management

Week 7: Water for Agriculture

Week 8: Agricultural Irrigation Management