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New sustainable farming degree in B.C.

Kwantlen University to capitalize on trend

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is looking for a couple dozen recruits for its new four-year Bachelor of Applied Science in sustainable small-scale agriculture, reports the Vancouver Sun.

The degree will focus on agriculture that saves energy. Students will take business, biology, soil management and complete a hands-on practicum in year three. It will be taught mainly in Langley.

There’s growing interested in sustainable agriculture on Canadian campuses. To learn more, read The dirt on Farming by Jason McBride from the 21st Maclean’s University Rankings.

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