EV3003 Sustainable Practices in Agriculture

April 7, 2022

The agricultural industry has a profound impact on society. It feeds the population but also impacts its environment. Consumers are increasingly aware and actively concerned about agriculture’s impact on the economy, the environment and society. Students explore mitigation and correction methods for various environmental problems related to water systems and soil management. Topics include the effect of societal trends related to animal welfare, local production, employment and organic methods on the agriculture industry. Students examine provincial regulations, support from the local conservation authority and real cases encountered by farmers to understand the process that must be followed to safely handle environmental issues in agriculture.

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