Courses of Study 2022-2023 
    Oct 04, 2023  
Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 2552 - Dairy Study Trip to Italy III

Multi-semester course: (Spring). 0.5 credits. Letter grades only.

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

M. Van Amburgh.

This three-part course includes 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 artisanal 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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