Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 2550 - Dairy Study Trip to Italy

Multi-semester course: (Fall). 1 credit. Multi-term course: R grade only (in progress).

Field trip fee: TBA. Permission of instructor required. Enrollment preference given to: first-year, sophomore and transfer students in Animal Science/Dairy Management. Offered in Italy. Multi-semester course. Students must complete ANSC 2550, ANSC 2551 , and ANSC 2552  for a final grade. Trip to Italy will be 8-10 days.

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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