Organic Farming Principles (North Cork – September)

Event Date:

September 8, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Charleville Park Hotel

Learn what’s involved in converting to organic farming with this 25-hour / 4-day course in Organic Production Principles. Taught by Grace Maher of the Irish Organic Association, 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 Charleville Park Hotel, Charleville, Co Cork, across two weekends in September – Friday September 8th, Saturday September 9th, Friday September 22nd and Saturday September 23rd.

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 September 8th (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday September 9th (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit 9.00am —4.00pm)

Weekend 2 :

  • Friday September 22nd (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday September 23rd (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
  • Charleville Park Hotel
  • Limerick Road
  • Charleville
  • Co Cork
  • P56 V268

Event Schedule Details

  • September 8, 2023 5:00 pm
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