World University and School {in a virtual world}

Welcome to World University
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The Global, Virtual/Digital, Open, Free, {potentially Degree- and Credit-Granting},
Multilingual University & School
where anyone can teach or take a class or course

  • Add or take a free, open Agriculture course.


  • Add free, open Agriculture subjects below.
  • World University's Agriculture School focuses on sustainable, ecological and organic agriculture, both small and large scale, and its interaction with cities. What are the best academic research, arguments, cost analyses, and plans for moving to organic and sustainable agriculture world wide, especially vis-a-vis cities?


Add free, open Agriculture subjects Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
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The World University Agriculture School will potentially be very helpful in the emerging world, in all languages, especially.

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Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

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Ableman, Michael. 1993. From the Good Earth: A Celebration of Growing Food Around the World. HNA Books

Ableman, Michael. 1998. On Good Land: The Autobiography of an Urban Farm. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.

Avery, Alex. 2006. The Truth About Organic Foods (Volume 1, Series 1). Henderson Communications, L.L.C.

Coleman, Eliot. 2009. The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year-Round Vegetable Production Using Deep-Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing.

Howard, Sir Albert. 1943. An Agricultural Testament. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Ronald, Pamela C. and R. W. Adamchak. 2008. Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food. Oxford University Press.

Guthman, Julie. 2004. Agrarian Dreams: The Paradox of Organic Farming in California. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Lampkin & Padel. 1994. The Economics of Organic Farming: An International Perspective. Guildford: CAB International. ISBN 0-85198-911-X

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 2003. Organic Agriculture: Sustainability, Markets, and Policies. CABI International.

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Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science (JABS) 2011. Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science (JABS). Botswana: Global Research Journals: Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science (JABS).

Rodale, Robert. 2010. Organic Gardening Magazine. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press.

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Barnett, Thomas P. M. 2012. Too few immigrants = an absolute ag industry loss. OCTOBER 12.

Coleman, Elliot. 2010. “Of course organic farming can feed the world,” Coleman said. The audience was dumbstruck. December 29. White River Junction, VT:

Committee on the Role of Alternative Farming Methods in Modern Production Agriculture, National Research Council. 1989. Alternative Agriculture. National Academies Press.

FAOSTAT. 2010. FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries. ( Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without hunger.

Gettelman, Elizabeth. 2006. Farmworkers to Farmers. Aug 11. Mother Jones. (An innovative program in California which trains mostly immigrant workers how to succeed as organic farmers).

Revkin, Andrew C. 2011. Farming in a Challenging Climate. June 5. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Savingseeds. 2011. MAINE TOWN PASSES LANDMARK LOCAL FOOD ORDINANCE. March 7. ( Sedgwick, ME:

Solomon, Steve. Sir Albert Howard's Indore Method. Organic Gardener's Composting. Soil And Health Library. Retrieved 2008-06-20.

Tortorello, Michael. 2011. The Permaculture Movement Grows From Underground. July 27. New York, NY: The New York Times.

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Agriculture and Development Videos for the Developing World. 2011.

Mikes BackyardNursery. 2011. A Simple Way To Root Plants From Cuttings.

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AgShare. 2013. AgShare. (The aim of the AgShare project is to create a scalable and sustainable method of filling critical gaps in agriculture related curriculum through a redesigned MSc process). Michigan: OER Africa is an initiative of the South African Institute for Distance Education (Saide).

Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 2010. Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University.

Evergreen College. 2010. Evergreen College Agricultural Program: Ecological Agriculture - The Practice of Sustainable Agriculture - Farm to Table - Plant Chemistry. Olympia, WA: Evergreen College.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations' Organic Agriculture Program

Gold, Mary V. (comp.). 2007. Organic Production and Organic Food: Information Access Tools. Identifies sources to research on organic agriculture topics from the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. United States Department of Agriculture - National Agricultural Library.

Importance of Organic Farming in Terms of Food Safety A featured article on Agriculture Guide

List of Organic Farming related Organizations on WiserEarth

Organic Agriculture Information from the eOrganic Community of Practice with eXtension - Information from America's Land Grant University System and Partners

The Organic Consumers Association. 2010. The Organic Consumers Association: campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability.

Organic Eprints Database of organic agriculture research papers

Organic Farming - European Commission

Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows, University of Michigan, 2007

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Flyer seeking degree-oriented, WUaS students: 'Quaker-informed World University & School seeks friendly, undergraduate students for free, online, MIT OCW-centric, bachelor’s degrees to apply in the autumn of 2013, for matriculation in autumn 2014' - - and accessible here, also - WUaS holds open, electronically-mediated, hour-long, monthly business meeting on the second Saturdays at 9 am Pacific Time, in the manner of Quakers - email if you'd like to participate.

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World University and School incorporated as a nonprofit in April 2010 and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity, as of 2011.

World University & School is a community of learners and teachers who value — and are themselves strengthened by — the rich diversity of its participants. In order to cultivate a flourishing teaching, learning and creating conversation in a diverse and complex world, WUaS welcomes all languages, students, families, faculty, board members, and staff with differences based on (but not limited to) race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, and economic background.

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