Capstone Opportunities

Capstone Opportunities

(Updated 12/9/2011)



At times, individuals or groups suggest ideas for capstones. Below are recent suggestions

and the contact person(s).


Capstone Opportunities at the Farm (Received 12/9/2011)

The Farm Food Program (FFP) offers many opportunties for individual undergraduate research.

Potential research topics include:

Determining the effectiveness of biological controls in indoor food production

Studying high tunnel food production methods

•  Studying indoor mushroom production

•  Exploring various markets and methods for produce sales

•  Studying apiculture

•  Exploring maple syrup production and how to extract it using renewable resources

•  Using alternative energies in food production

•  Exploring methods to exclude weeds, pests and diseases in outdoor food production

•  Integrating the topic of sustainable food production into existing curriculum

• Creating a new course of study about sustainable agriculture


Please contact University Farm Horticulturist Chris Bond or University Farm Director Dr. Ana Locci for more details.