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Organic Production Principles (Leitrim – June)

Event Date:

June 6, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Drumshanbo Enterprise Centre

Learn what’s involved in converting to organic farming with this 25-hour / 4-day course in Organic Production Principles. Taught by Andrew Chilton, 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 Drumshanbo Enterprise Centre, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim across four consecutive Tuesdays, June 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th. The first three days will be evening sessions, with the final day running from 10.00am to 3.00pm including a farm walk, and examination.

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

Course Cost: €200 when you sign up through NOTS

Course Timetable:

  • Tuesday June 6th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Tuesday June 13th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Tuesday June 20th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Tuesday June 27th (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit + Examination – 10.00am — 3.00pm)

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

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Ticket Type: Ticket Qty: Per Ticket Price:
NOTS Rate 200.00
Quantity:

Event Location:

Total Seats: 25
  • Drumshanbo Enterprise Centre
  • Drumshanbo
  • Co. Leitrim

Event Schedule Details

  • June 6, 2023 5:00 pm
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