Agriculture, Horticulture and Animals
With a growing population society faces many challenges. Our food systems simultaneously depend on and impact the state of our natural resources.
The experts at Wageningen University & Research study how to practice nature-inclusive and climate resilient farming, from agriculture and horticulture to livestock and fisheries. Each contributes to food and nutrition security and a nature-positive future.
Join the world’s # 1 Agricultural University and discover which aspect you want to explore.
Discover all Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal courses and programmes:
51 activities scheduled
Course Cold Storage of Fresh Fruits
Discover the world of cold storage of apples and pears and learn more about physiological processes of fruit. Gain more insights into cooling systems and controlled atmosphere.
Course Greenhouse Horticulture: Crop Protection and Integrated Pest Management
In response to the urgent needs of the Chinese market, Wageningen University is launching a series of online courses for Chinese and Dutch greenhouses, combining theory and practic...
Course How Mother can Influence Offspring
Course on transgenerational (nutritional) effects in humans and animals. Epigenetics, early life, transgeneral effects and mechanisms of epigenesis will be discussed.
Course Incubation Biology and Hatchery Management
Programme on egg store- and treatment before incubation, temperature influence on the development of the embryo and the best practices during the hatching phase.
Course on Aquatic Effect Assessment of Plant Protection Products
2 week online training programme for Tier 1 up and to the higher tiers, focus lays upon EFSA guidance about aquatic effect assessment and the linking of exposure to effects.
Course on Exposure Assessment of Plant Protection Products for Groundwater and Surface Water
2.5-day training programme for professionals who want to learn multiple models related with leaching and aquatic exposure, including greenhouse emission, of plant protection produc...
Course Plant Breeding
Multiple online modules on plant breeding, from basic to more advanced. Optional exam. Start anytime, study anytime.
Course Plant Pathology and Entomology
Online modules on phytopathology, nematology, entomology and virology. Optional exam. Start anytime, study anytime. You can register for any combination.
Course Postharvest Technology
Programme on the latest postharvest technology storage, packaging and handling insights. Also basic biology, physiology, ripening and deterioration processes will be covered.
Course Successful Dairy Heifer Rearing
Boost your knowledge on dairy heifer feeding strategies and management.
Course Vertical Farming
This mixed classroom course is open for professionals and BSc/MSc students to explore the latest insight on opportunities and challenges of vertical farming.
MOOC Agricultural Water Management: Water, Society and Technology Interactions
Join us as we explore how we can meet the increasing food demands around the world by contributing to optimisation of agricultural water governance and technologies.
MOOC Animal Behaviour in Conservation
How can we co-exist with wildlife in our human-dominated world? Learn how you can apply animal behavioural principles to design more effective conservation actions.
MOOC Big data for agri-food: principles and tools
Learn to deal with unsampled big data sets and unravel the knowledge hidden within them by choosing and applying the right scalable solution.
MOOC Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil
Be prepared for the effects of climate change by learning how to design and implement effective agri-drainage systems to create optimal soil for growing conditions.
MOOC Drones for Agriculture: Prepare and Design Your Drone (UAV) Mission
Learn how to execute a flight mission (from image acquisition to data visualization) with a drone and how to process the collected data for your own applications.
MOOC Evaluating Animal Breeding Programmes
Learn how to evaluate an ongoing breeding programme in terms of both genetic progress and diversity and how to apply that to a farm.
MOOC Food and Nutrition Security in Urbanizing Landscapes
See your urbanizing landscape from a spatial and integrated food systems perspective. Identify counterparts to collaborate with. Break the rural-urban divide!
MOOC Genetic Models for Animal Breeding
Understand the genetic and statistic principles that enable responsible animal breeding and learn to set up a breeding programme and predict breeding value.
MOOC Introduction to Animal Behaviour
Explore the amazing range and complexity of wild animal behaviour. Discover how animals learn, communicate, find food, avoid predators, and interact socially.