Each course is self-contained and you may take one or all of them. Just remember each course will require between 3 and 5 hours per week for 8 to 15 weeks.
- Extension program planning QAGR 135- Learn how to understand your clients’ needs. Improve your skills in developing program ideas and establishing a program to affect change. Discover how to prepare a program to suit various learning styles and delivery methods.
- Integrated Crop Management QAGR 136- Understand how ICM systems function and how traditional crop science disciplines may be integrated into a highly efficient overall crop management system.
- Nutrient Management QAGR 138- Learn about soil nutrients and plant interactions and their effect on the economic potential of a field. Find out how to use fertilizer and manure nutrients efficiently and learn practical sampling and analysis methods
- Winter Feeding and Grazing Management QAGR 137- Explore options for selecting winter feeding sites and rationing nutrients for animals on feed or pasture. Use knowledge of forage species and riparian areas to develop a pasture plan.
Growing Forward, a federal, provincial and territorial initiative, provided funding to develop these courses. See also Growing Forward 2: Alberta.