University of Maine

Graduate School

Sustainable Agriculture Program

Address:

5782 Winslow Hall

Room 42

Orono, ME 04469

United States

Phone:

1-207-581-3214

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

To address the numerous challenges facing agriculture and the resource base upon which it depends, the University of Maine, through various degree programs, has offered a comprehensive concentration in Sustainable Agriculture since 1998, emphasizing:*improving soil quality. *protecting water quality, worker health, and food safety. *managing pests with multi-faceted, ecologically sound strategies.*increasing farm economic resilience and profitability.*creating strong rural communities that can be sustained through time.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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