Organic Farming Principles (Offaly – December)

Event Date:

December 1, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Lough Boora Discovery Park

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

The course will run in Lough Boora, Co Offaly, across two weekends, Friday / Saturday December 1st, 2nd, 15th & 16th.

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 December 1st (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday December 2nd (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit 9.00am —4.00pm)

Weekend 2:

  • Friday December 15th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday December 16th (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
Total Seats: 25
  • Lough Boora Discovery Park
  • Co Offaly

Event Schedule Details

  • December 1, 2023 5:00 pm
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