Future of Farming (free online course)

Course in Art and Humanities , in Natural Science
  • Online

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 14111
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

How can farming address climate change?

The University of Reader develops a course to engage international applicants with Climate Smart Agriculture, climate change, food security, farming, and wine production. If you are interested to know how farming impacts global warming and greenhouse gases? Want to know about the CSA adoption barriers and how we should address them, Global warming is one of the biggest challenges in today’s world to be discussed and make a solution. so join today and learn more.

About Reader University:

Reading University is one of the top international university and has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and enterprise. The university’s objective is to provide a world-class experience for international knowledge seekers with professional instructors and update learning materials.

Course details:


Course are: Nature and Environment

Course cost: free

Duration: 3 weeks (3 hours per week)

Program organizer: future learn

Program developer: University of Reading

Sessions instructors:

  • Marie Dittmann, animal scientist
  • Martin Lukac, academic interest in the effect of climate change on agriculture and forestry
  • Matthieu Arnoult, a postdoctoral researcher in plant, physiology, agronomy and agricultural economics

Who can join:

  • Anyone from around the globe who are willing to understand more about modern food production, farming, and environmental challenges can apply.

After completion, what will you learn?

  • Interaction among climate change and agriculture investigation, such as basic facts about the climate change effects and greenhouse gases.
  • Climate-smart agriculture principle description, specifically mitigation, adaption, and productivity.
  • Research the essential milk and wine production, future challenges, and problems in the relevant sectors and how they could be addressed to adaption and mitigation.
  • Food production system complexity discussion, implementation difficulties of climate-smart agriculture, and other forms of sustainable farming and measurement of the impacts.
  • Consumer behavior reflection, methods and regulations, and how the financial aspects influence the adoption of climate-smart and other sustainable practices.

Course topics:

  • First week: climate change and greenhouse gases, interactions among climate change and agriculture, food security, climate-smart agriculture, history, principles and examples, various views on the food production system.
  • Second week: milk production, cow farming, digestion and herd management, greenhouse gas emissions, and the possibilities for reducing them, within dairy farming, plants for our atmosphere importance, forms of sustainable farming, the possible option of reducing energy consumption.
  • Third week: primary of win production, general, sustainable crop management practices, win industry created by climate change problems, wine industry adoption possibilities to climate change, examples, critical views related to climate-smart agriculture.

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How to apply:

Register and join for free to learn about agriculture and environment


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