Courses of Study 2023-2024 
    Feb 22, 2024  
Courses of Study 2023-2024
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ANSC 2551 - [Dairy Study Trip to Italy II]

Multi-semester course: Winter. Not offered: 2023-2024. Next offered: 2024-2025. 0.5 credits. Multi-term course grade only.

Prerequisite: ANSC 2550 . Permission of instructor required. 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. Field trip fee: TBA. Offered in Italy.

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: 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: Explain resource limitations for dairy production systems in the Italian agricultural system and provide context for that relative to future food production.

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

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