Organic Farming Principles (Athlone – June)

Event Date:

June 16, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Radisson Blu Hotel

Please note: This course is now SOLD OUT. We have multiple other sessions of this course available throughout the year. Click HERE for our full course list.

Learn what’s involved in converting to organic farming with this 25-hour / 4-day course in Organic Production Principles. Taught by Eveline Gill, the practical organic course is QQI Level 5 certified, and is accepted to gain access onto the Organic Farming Scheme.

The course will run in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, Co Westmeath, across two Friday and Saturday weekend sessions, beginning on Friday June 16th at 5.00pm.

Please note, places are limited, so sign up ASAP to confirm your place.

Course Cost: €200 when you sign up through NOTS

Course Timetable:

Weekend 1:

  • Friday June 16th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday June 17th (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit 9.00am —4.00pm)

Weekend 2 :

  • Friday June 30th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday July 1st (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit + Examination – 9.00am —4.00pm)

Course Content / Modules:

  • Review the origin and history of organic production
  • State the principles of organic production
  • Interpret the Organic Standards
  • How to complete an organic conversion plan
  • Assess the economic viability and market opportunities for organic production.
  • Preparing a business plan for farmers considering conversion
  • Background to organic production
  • Principles of organic production
  • Organic Standards
  • Economics of organic production
  • Organic Scheme requirements
No More Seats Available
Total Seats: 25
  • Radisson Blu Hotel
  • Northgate Street
  • Athlone
  • Co. Westmeath

Event Schedule Details

  • June 16, 2023 5:00 pm
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