IA 340 CEA Commercial Crop Production 4 cr.  (2-0-4)

This controlled environment agriculture (CEA) course builds upon students' knowledge of and experience with indoor agriculture systems and growing in controlled environment settings developed in NMU's IA AAS program. The focus will be on scaling up for commercial crop production, including hands-on experiences with daisy-chaining systems and evaluating yields and plant health and nutritional quality for production crops. Exploration of cutting-edge industry research will include testing growth of non-traditional crops, organic nutrient management, and microbial amendments.