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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

AGSC 215 - Field Crop Production

Credits: 5
LEC hours per week: 5
Production and management of field crops designed to provide the most current information in the production and management of agronomic crops important to the economy of the Pacific Northwest. Formerly: AGPR 215.
Course Outcomes:
  • Visually identify commonly produced crops of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Choose and justify the use of specific fertilizers and pesticides for a given crop production system.
  • List and discuss the use of equipment common to planting, cultivating, and harvesting common crops of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Analyze crop growth stages and grading standards.
  • Assess and justify production patterns of major crops.
  • Construct a crop production plan which describes cultural practices, production management, pest management, marketing, storage, and use.
  • Recognize the purpose of crop improvement systems.
Course Topics:
  1. World Crop Production
  2. Crop Terminology
  3. Classification of Crops
  4. Crop Plant Morphology
  5. Crop Ecology
  6. Crop Production systems
  7. Crop Improvement
  8. Marketing and Storage
  9. Cropping Programs and Systems