Organic Production Principles (Sligo)

Event Date:

April 27, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

An Chroi, South Sligo Enterprise Centre

Learn what’s involved in converting to organic farming with this 25-hour / 4-day course in Organic Production Principles. Taught by legendary organic author and advisor Klaus Laitenberger, 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 An Chroi, South Sligo Enterprise Centre across four days in April and May – the first three sessions will be Thursday evenings, April 27th, May 4th and May 11th. The final day running on Monday May 22nd from 09.30am to 4.00pm 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:

  • Thursday April 27th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Thursday May 4th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Thursday May 11th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Monday May 22nd (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

Register Now:

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

Event Location:

Total Seats: 25
  • An Chroi, South Sligo Enterprise Centre
  • 2 Gallagher Road
  • Tobercurry
  • Co. Sligo

Event Schedule Details

  • April 27, 2023 5:00 pm
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