Michael Gaspar

Residential Faculty - Sustainable Agriculture

Applied Sciences and Technology

Office: TC 50 - Room: TC 421

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Online

 

Online

  
By appointment By appointment  

Classes Taught

Fall 2024

AGB290 Internship 3 Credits

Supervised field training for Agribusiness students with local industry businesses.

Prerequisites: Student shall be in final semester before graduation and permission of Department or Division.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14662
Dobson Campus

SD Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

10 of 10
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

AGS164 Plant Growth and Development 4 Credits

Principles of growth in relation to seed germination, emergence, growth and reproduction processes of plants and the environmental influences on plant growth processes. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15345
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
Mo
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Closed

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 15345 must also register for .

15347
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
Tu
10:30 AM - 1:10 PM

Open

2 of 18
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 15347 must also register for .

15346
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/21/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15346 must also register for .

15348
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/22/2024 - 12/13/2024
Th
10:30 AM - 1:10 PM

Open

4 of 20
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15348 must also register for .

AGS217 Introduction to Hydroponics and Controlled Environment Agriculture 4 Credits

Introduction to hydroponics and controlled environment agriculture. Includes a history of hydroponics and basic plant physiology and anatomy. Study of general cultural practices, plant protection, conventional and organic hydroponic production systems. pollination, fertilization and bee management. Provides an overview of plant nutrition and disorders, irrigation systems and nutrients transplant production. Covers greenhouse site selection, structures and control systems, fruit harvest; food handling, safety and marketing and economics of a hydroponic business.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AGS164, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15602
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
Mo
10:30 AM - 1:10 PM

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 15602 must also register for .

15713
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/21/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
10:30 AM - 1:10 PM

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15713 must also register for .

AGS298AA Special Projects 1 Credits

Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.

Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13254
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Independent Study
Lab
08/17/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

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