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HORT 471: Vegetable Production and Management

(Dual-listed with HORT 571). (2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered even-numbered years.

Prereq: HORT 221
Principles of vegetable production with emphasis on sustainable production practices, market outlets, business aspects, and risk management. Topics will include crop classification and rotation; planting methods; crop climatic conditions, physiological growth & development; soil, water, and pest management; cover cropping; season extension strategies; harvest and postharvest management and marketing. Involves visits to growers fields to observe/experience their production enterprise.