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Catalog 2013-2014

Draft Horse Management II: Work Applications

  • Semester: Spring
  • Course Number: AS179
  • Instructors: Rick Thomas
  • Credit: 3

Course Description:

In this course, students use horsepower to actively manage the College’s farm and forest. Typical work applications include equipment maintenance, logging, sugaring, soil fertility management, tillage, planting and cultivation. Economic considerations of using horses on the farm will be discussed as we compare and contrast animal-centric versus mechano-centric agriculture power systems.