Sustainable Food Management

Modern concepts of agricultural Food Production

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

• Introduction
• Characteristics of a sustainable agricultural system
• System planning and plant design for food production (vegetable and animal wise)
• Recent technological and organizational developments
• Excursions to particular companies

Learning outcomes

Students are able to analyze, judge and apply sustainble as well as resource efficient concepts in the field of agriculture, forestry and animal husbandry. Further, they know about modern technologies in agriculture as well as in planning and building food processing machinery.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Literature will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Mode of delivery

Integrated course

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Module: Fundamentals of Crop Farming; Module: Funamentals of Livestock Keeping

Assessment methods and criteria

Module exam