Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-090-103 057336 Organic Field Crops
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-090-103 ORGANIC FIELD CROPS ... Evaluate organic practices for fertilizing, planting, weed and pest control in corn, soybeans and small grains. Create an organic transition plan, qualify for certification. Evaluate yields, markets, rotations, and cover crops.
Total Credits1
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Summarize organic agronomic principles
  2. Identify steps in the transition from conventional to organic
  3. Summarize organic standards and rules
  4. Select appropriate organic inputs and products
  5. Compare appropriate organic weed & pest control strategies
  6. Develop protocols for managing crops
  7. Investigate additional resources for organic cropping
  8. Appraise marketing options for organic crops
  9. Plan an organic cropping enterprise