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AiSA's Sustainable Agriculture Training

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AiSA's Sustainable Agriculture Training

Time: April 30, 2018 to June 8, 2018
Location: Archi's Acres
City/Town: Valley Center, CA
Website or Map: http://archisinstitute.com/re…
Event Type: course
Organized By: AiSA
Latest Activity: Apr 26

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Goals of the 6 & 12 Week Courses – Organic Agribusiness

Are you interested in joining the agricultural community? Do you seek to acquire the fundamental skills of self employment or are you looking to be more competitive in the job market? AiSA has educated transitioning service men and women, as well as members of the general public, to be successful in the sustainable and organic agricultural industry, known as Agribusiness. Formerly known as VSAT or the Veteran’s Sustainable Agriculture Training program, more than 450 graduates have left our Agribusiness education farm ready to help feed our nation since 2007. We assist with the job placement and business creation after graduation. Our graduates include successful farm owners and workers, soil-testing pioneers, restaurateurs, and owners of food companies.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Sustainable agribusiness and farming production methods
  • Agricultural Irrigation Planning and Techniques
  • Hydro-Organics (Organic Hydroponic Techniques)
  • Aeroponics (Data Science Meets Produce Production)
  • Greenhouse Design Considerations
  • Farm Ownership and Management (Agribusiness)
  • Business Development and Implementation
  • Introduction to Farm Service Agency Loan Programs
  • Introduction to the Agricultural Marketplace and Network
  • Lab hours for the Hybrid Course (only) will be completed at a farm near you

Register at: http://archisinstitute.com/register/

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