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AGP Agriculture Production

AGP 106 - Crop Scouting & Pest Control Methods 3 Credits 
Teaches recognition of pests commonly found on major crops in Colorado, their life cycles and integrated pest control measures for these weeds, insects, and diseases.
(Contact hours - 45)

AGP 107 - Practical Irrigation Mgmt 2 Credits 
Introduces the student to irrigation methods, scheduling, limited irrigation concepts, hydrology, safety, water quality, chemigation, and interrelationships between irrigation, soil fertility, and crops. A limited amount of water law is also covered.
(Contact hours - 37.5)

AGP 146 - Artificial Insemination Mgmt 2 Credits 
Provides a study of applied fundamentals of anatomy and reproduction as they pertain to artificial insemination. This course emphasizes the handling of frozen semen, heat detection and nutritional management for artificial insemination (AI). Individualized training is given in developing and perfecting insemination techniques in live cattle.
(Contact hours - 37.5)

AGP 147 - Practical Cattle Reproduction 2 Credits 
Studies the fundamentals of cattle reproduction. Principles covered include nutrition, breeding, system management, physiology of the reproductive tract, hormone function, fertilization, stages of pregnancy, and overall reproductive management of the cow herd. This course emphasizes economic decision making, practical experience, and practical applications in reproductive management that may include reproductive tract scoring, pelvic measuring, body condition scoring, artificial insemination, and palpating cows.
(Contact hours - 37.5)

AGP 148 - Cattle Reproduction Lab 1 Credit 
Development of skills necessary for reproductive management of cattle in beef and dairy operations. Covers the practical application of reproductive management techniques and practices utilized in the cattle industry.
(Contact hours -30 )

AGP 204 - Soil Fertility and Fertilizers 4 Credits 
Emphasizes soil fertility and plant nutrition in crop production, soil-plant relations, diagnostic techniques and methods of evaluating soil fertility. Includes composition, manufacture, marketing and use of fertilizer materials and their reactions with soils and plants.
(Contact hours - 60)

AGP 215 - Animal Health 3 Credits 
Introduces methods of prevention, recognition, and treatment of common livestock diseases.
(Contact hours - 45)

AGP 247 - Production Cattle Feeding 3 Credits 
Continues ASC212 with emphasis on production cattle feeding in large and medium size operations. The mechanics and management of feeding operations in Logan County are observed and studied. Three major areas are emphasized: feedlot layout and design, nutrition, and health.
(Contact hours - 45)

AGP 280 - Production Ag. Internship 0-12 Credits 
Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.
(Contact hours - 15/30)

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