Short Courses in Agriculture & Forestry

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Agriculture and forestry include sciences related to the study of animal and plant life and the management of resources cultivated and produced in these environments.

Agriculture degrees study the cultivation of soil for the growing of plants, fungi and animals, meant for human consumption and use. Agriculture studies deal with sub-fields such as agribusiness, agro-economics, agronomy, farming, animal husbandry, or agronomy.

Forestry refers to the study of forest ecosystems and their creation, management and conservation. Students of degrees in forestry learn sustainable solutions to lumber usage, as a limited valuable resource. Bachelors in Forestry include information about the harmful effects of human and non-human activities on forests and forest habitats.

Both disciplines focus on the management of resources, while conserving and protecting the natural environment. They make use of elements related to the fields of biology, physics, social sciences, as well as political and managerial sciences.

Careers in agriculture and forestry cover a wide range of occupations including: agricultural consultant, arboriculture expert, commercial horticulturist, ecologist, environmental consultant, farm manager, forest manager, land-based engineer, marine scientist, soil scientist.

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Suggested Short Courses in Agriculture & Forestry

Certificate Food and Innovation in Rural Transition

The Food and Innovation in Rural Transition programme from the University of Pisa will be focused on gaining awareness and competencies about food issues and transition in agriculture and rural areas through the framework of innovation theories. This course is taught at Summer School in the viilage of Sillico comune di Pieve Fosciana (LU).

Italy
Short Course Integrated Nutrient Management

The aim of the Integrated Nutrient Management course from Aarhus University is to give you insight into the roles of research, consultancy and legislation in the integrated nutrient management in Denmark and how they contributed to reduce the impact of agriculture on the water environment.

Denmark
Short Course Study Abroad Summer Courses

The Study Abroad Summer Courses of the University of Almeria, UAL (Spain) are intensive academic courses taught by Doctors and Full Professors of proven expertise and experience in the most leading-edge areas of knowledge of our University (Science and Engineering, Business and Social Sciences, Computing, Health Sciences, Education, Modern Languages and Tourism).

Spain

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