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Explore How Farmers Produce Food Sustainably (FutureLearn)

Gain an understanding of sustainable food production and the challenges that farmers face to offer a sustainable food supply. Build your knowledge of the processes used by farmers and food producers. On this course, you’ll gain a better understanding of where our food comes from, how it is produced, and the associated environmental, social and sustainability challenges for farmers.

You’ll explore horticulture and arable farming, as well as meat, dairy, and egg production, as you examine different farming systems and issues that farmers face.

You’ll also look at the innovative technologies available to farmers that can boost sustainability. This knowledge will help you empathise with farming challenges, and better understand farming in relation to your food purchases.