AGRO 851: Grassland Plant Identification

Spring 2018: Jan. 8-May 4
Grassland Plant Identification
Instructor: Cheryl Dunn

Class No.: AGRO 851

Credits: Two graduate credits
This courses is offered for academic credit only.
Registration

UNL Academic Credit

To register for the class through Ag*Idea, please email Diane Wasser, dwasser1@unl.edu

Description

Study of plants that have ecological and/or agricultural importance in the Great Plains.  Plant identification, grassland ecosystems and plants' forage value, palatability and utilization by both domestic livestock and wildlife.  Cultural and historical uses of grassland.

Delivery

Internet/Canvas

Technical Requirements

High-speed Internet access, a current browser, email, and the ability to view video files.  Recommended browsers include Firefox, Chrome and Safari.

Textbooks
Prerequisites

Admission to UNL's Graduate School as a graduate or certificate student, and BIOS 101 and 101L and AGRO 240, or their equivalents, recommended. 

Tuition

Academic Credit: For information on tuition and fees, visit the Student Accounts website.

Who It's For

Among those who would benefit from taking this course are graduate students preparing for the following careers:

  • Rangeland Management Specialist/Conservationist with government agencies
  • Land Steward with private conservation organizations
  • Ranch Manager
  • Extension Educator, Agent or Specialist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Co-op Manager
  • Students participating in the Grasslands Management certificate
  • Graduate students specializing in Range and Forage Science.