Morrisville State CollegeDepartment of Agricultural Sciences

 
Agronomy Courses

 

AGRO 105 - SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION

Principles of soil and water conservation. Practical application through land use, runoff and erosion control and soil management practices.

2 credits (3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), spring semester (8 weeks)

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AGRO 110 - SOIL SCIENCE

Fundamentals of soil science, origin, nature and formation of soils. Physical and chemical properties. Soil management practices.

3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), fall and spring semester

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AGRO 210 - FIELD CROPS

Production of field crops, their importance, adaptation, varieties and cultural practices.

Prerequisite: AGRO 110 or permission of instructor

3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), spring semester

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AGRO 215 - SOIL FERTILITY AND FERTILIZERS

Principles involved in supplying essential elements for growing plants.  Soil and tissue analysis, nutrient deficiency symptoms.  Factors in manufacture, applications and economics of fertilizers, amendments and organic materials.

Prerequisite: AGRO 110

3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), spring semester

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AGRO 310 - PASTURE MANAGEMENT AND FORAGES PRODUCTION

Fundamentals of pasture management and forages production for maximum yield, quality, and longevity.

Prerequisite: AGRO 110

3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), fall semester

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