Sustainable Agricultural Land Management

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About this course: 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.

Created by:  University of Florida
  • Taught by:  George J. Hochmuth, Ph.D., Professor

    Urban and Agricultural Environmental Sciences
Level Beginner Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.3 stars Average User Rating 4.3See what learners said …

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  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: 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.

Created by:  University of Florida
  • Taught by:  George J. Hochmuth, Ph.D., Professor

    Urban and Agricultural Environmental Sciences
Level Beginner Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.3 stars Average User Rating 4.3See what learners said Coursework

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Introduction to Sustainable Agricultural Land Management
In week 1, we will introduce you to the instructor and give you and overview of the course and project.


5 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Reading: Syllabus
  2. Video: Welcome From George Hochmuth!
  3. Video: Project Video
  4. Video: Introduction Part I
  5. Video: Introduction Part II
  6. Video: Introduction Part III

Graded: Week 1 Quiz

WEEK 2


Water Quality Issues and Regulations
In week 2, we will take a look at the big picture and some interesting examples, discuss the value of agriculture, and cover the im


3 videos expand


  1. Video: The Big Picture - Some Examples
  2. Video: The Big Picture - The Value of Agriculture
  3. Video: Water Quality and Regulations

Graded: Week 2 Quiz
Graded: Course Project Part 1

WEEK 3


TMDLs & Nutrients
In week 3, we will discuss TMDLs and agriculture, agricultural soils, and the first part of nutrient fates.


3 videos expand


  1. Video: TMDLs and Agriculture
  2. Video: Agricultural Soils
  3. Video: Nutrient Fates, Part 1

Graded: Week 3 Quiz

WEEK 4


Best Management Practices
For week 4, we will dig deeper into nutrient fates and talk about nutrient mass balance.


3 videos expand


  1. Video: Nutrient Fates, Part 2
  2. Video: Nutrient Fates, Part 3
  3. Video: Nutrient Mass Balance

Graded: Week 4 Quiz
Graded: Course Project Part 2

WEEK 5


Soil Management
For week 5, we will look at soil management in detail and begin to discuss soil testing.


3 videos expand


  1. Video: Soil Management, Part 1
  2. Video: Soil Management, Part 2
  3. Video: Soil Testing, Part 1

Graded: Week 5 Quiz

WEEK 6


Nutrient Management
In week 6, we will continue talking about soil testing and then cover proper nutrient management.


3 videos expand


  1. Video: Soil Testing, Part 2
  2. Video: Nutrient Management, Part 1
  3. Video: Nutrient Management, Part 2

Graded: Week 6 Quiz
Graded: Course Project Part 3

WEEK 7


Water for Agriculture
For week 7, we will wrap up nutrient management and then move to water for agriculture. We will dive deeper into the water of Florida and then begin the topic of irrigation management.


3 videos expand


  1. Video: Nutrient Management, Part 3
  2. Video: Water in Florida
  3. Video: Irrigation Management, Part 1

Graded: Week 7 Quiz

WEEK 8


Agricultural Irrigation Management
For our final week, we will finish up irrigation management and conclude with an overall review.


3 videos expand


  1. Video: Irrigation Management, Part 2
  2. Video: Irrigation Management, Part 3
  3. Video: Let's Review

Graded: Week 8 Quiz
Graded: Course Project Final Submission

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