Courses of Study 2021-2022 
    Oct 24, 2021  
Courses of Study 2021-2022
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ANSC 2551 - Dairy Study Trip to Italy II

Multi-semester course: (Winter). 0.5 credits. Second course: R grade only (in progress).

Prerequisite: ANSC 2550 . Field trip fee: TBA. Trip to Italy will be 8-10 days. Permission of instructor required. Offered in Italy. Multi-semester course, students must complete ANSC 2550 , ANSC 2551, and ANSC 2552  for a final grade.

M. Van Amburgh.

The course is an intensive study trip designed for exposure to a variety of dairy related agricultural production approaches in diverse regions of Italy. Topics will include: dairy management, profitability, and the role of culture as it relates to regional cheese production.

Outcome 1: Students will be able to describe Italian milk production, cheese production and consumer expectations and compare this to the U.S. perspective on artisinal and local food production.

Outcome 2: Students will recognize and explain resource limitations for dairy production systems in the Italian agricultural system and provide context for that relative to future food production.

Outcome 3: Students will analyze Italian food production systems and contrast that with the U.S. system.

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