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Sustainable Agriculture Training Program

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Sustainable Agriculture Training Program

Time: August 21, 2017 at 8am to September 29, 2017 at 3pm
Location: Archi's Acres
City/Town: Escondido, CA
Website or Map: http://archisinstitute.com
Phone: (760) 626-6360
Event Type: course
Organized By: ArchisAcres.com
Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2017

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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 300 graduates have left our Agribusiness education farm ready to help feed our nation since 2009. 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.

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