Agricultural Science and Policy II

Course Details

Course Number
NUTR 333
Associated Faculty

Course Description

Second part of a two-semester sequence required of AFE students. This course covers the major biological, chemical and physical components of agricultural systems. Each is discussed from the viewpoints of both the underlying natural processes and principles, and their significance for major agricultural, food safety, and environmental policy issues in the US today. In this second semester, the topics are best management practices, livestock systems, food systems, climate change and bio-energy. Major policy issues associated with these areas include protecting groundwater from nitrogen contamination; regulating and monitoring pesticide use; regulating agricultural biotechnology; and regulating "factory" animal production. Prerequisites: NUTR 215: Fundamentals of U.S. Agriculture and NUTR 233: Agricultural Science And Policy I.

Syllabus: 

Terms Offered

Semester/Term SIS Number Meeting Time Location Instructors Syllabus
Fall 2017 83515 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30am - 12:00pm Jaharis 118 Timothy Griffin, Christian Peters N/A
Fall 2016 63466 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30am - 12:00pm Jaharis 118 Timothy Griffin, Christian Peters
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