Organic Production Principles (Tipperary – May)

Event Date:

May 19, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Horse and Jockey Hotel

Learn what’s involved in converting to organic farming with this 25-hour / 2-weekend course in Organic Production Principles. Taught by Mary Lynch, the practical organic course is QQI Level 5 certified, and is accepted to gain access onto the Organic Farming Scheme.

The course is one of the first since re-opening to take place in person, and will run in Horse and Jockey, Co Tipperary across two weekends, Friday / Saturday May 19th, 20th, 26th & 27th.

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 May 19th (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday May 20th (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit 9.00am —4.00pm)

Weekend 2 :

  • Friday May 26th (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday May 27th (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

Register Now:

Ticket type Ticket Qty: Per Ticket Price:
NOTS Rate 200.00
Quantity: Total

Event Location:

Total Seats: 25
  • Horse and Jockey Hotel
  • Horse and Jockey
  • Co Tipperary

Event Schedule Details

  • May 19, 2023 5:00 pm   -   May 27, 2023 4:00 pm
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