Male agronomist using a tablet in wheat field
Agronomist in wheat field

Introduction to Week 1

Water, Soil and Plant Health

The main aim of this week is to increase awareness about the production of food from crops and farm animals; and the biological, chemical and physical hazards which can exist within soil, water and plants.

Before we begin

We would like to hear about your perceptions of the food production system. Please share your thoughts in the comments below.

For example, consider the following questions:

  • What is your thoughts on our food supply chain?

  • Do you know of any threats which exist in our food production system?

  • Do you consider these when making food choices?

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This article is from the free online course:

Farm to Fork: Sustainable Food Production in a Changing Environment

EIT Food