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spinach in the Market Gardening:  Cool-Season Vegetable Production online course

Market Gardening 2: Cool-Season Vegetable Production

Time limit: 60 days

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Full course description

Market Gardening:  Cool-Season Vegetable Production 

This is the second course in the Oklahoma Market Gardening School.  This self-paced e-learning course will introduce you to the basic concepts needed to become successful at producing cool-season vegetable crops. 

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize different groups of cool-season vegetable crops.
  • List the key attributes of the members of a crop group.
  • Describe at least two methods of establishing cool-season vegetable crops.
  • Describe the management of soil fertility for each crop group.
  • Describe when and how to irrigate.
  • Identify different types of pests that may attack a crop.
  • Describe harvest methods and post-harvest storage conditions.

Course Outline

You can work on this course any time, 24/7 for up to 60 days. You will read curated content, watch videos, engage in learning activities and take quizzes. The course is divided into five modules, which can be completed at your own pace. Each module should take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

To complete the course, you must access all pages and earn at least 80% on all assessments. A certificate will be available to download after the course is completed.

Total Time Estimate:     4 hours

Topic Overview

  • Introduction to Cool-Season Crops
  • Cool-Season Leafy Greens
  • Cole Crops
  • Cool-Season Root Crops
  • Allium Crops

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