Sustainable Crop Production Study Guide Exam 1
Study guide week 1 -2:
1. What are the characteristics of conventional farming? Give examples of successes and
problems in today's agriculture.
a. Successes: job creation, GMOs like golden rice for health ben
HOS 3281 C
Assignment 1: A Case Study of Commercial Farms
Farm 1: Don and Anita Nelson; Neldell Farm, Wisconsin
Assignment #3: Soil Fertility and quality in sustainable and organic farming
1. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of using organic fertilizers.
Promotes biological activity within the soil
by adding microbes and
HOS 3281C Assignment 4
Composting and Intercropping
1. Go over the attached slides and answer the following questions about the compost pile
this particular group of students built.
a. Cow manure, straw, and biodegradable plates were used as