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Tabler Farm Open House

 Shepherd University Sustainable Agriculture program is hosting an open house on Saturday, November 10, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Tabler farm. Come to see the progress we have made and learn about plans for this beautiful property. Read more >>

Greenhouse vegetable production
Aerial photo of our new High Tunnel. Credits: Dr. Sytil Murphy, Associate Professor of Physics
ENVS students building beds for vegetable production
Beds in the high tunnel – ready to be planted.
Hayfield, Summer 2018

 The Environmental Studies Program at Shepherd University has partnered with the College of Business and designed a program focused on sustainable agriculture production and agricultural business management. The production component focuses on the practical aspects of small-scale agricultural production including aquaponics. The business component will focus on entrepreneurship including marketing and how to establish successful business plans. The program will provide students with the technical skills necessary to embark on new careers including: