Programs & Courses
EREC 210 - Agrology and Agro-ecology for Environmental Technologists
Agrology and Agro-ecology for Environmental Technologists
EREC 210 introduces the agriculture industry and practices in Alberta. It includes the study of forages, tame pasture, field crops (cereal, oil seed, and pulse) and native grasslands. Agro-Ecology topics focus on range and riparian health assessment. Other topics include soil, land and water conservation and stewardship; seed industry and quality control; farm safety and equipment; agriculture policy, legislation and programs; agricultural professional organizations and communication. All topics are relevant to environmental reclamation and restoration of disturbed agricultural landscapes. EREC 210 will be presented in both a classroom and field lab/workshop environment.