Organic Production Principles (Mayo – Ballina)

Event Date:

June 23, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Great National Hotel Ballina

Learn what’s involved in converting to organic farming with this 25-hour / 2-weekend 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 the Great National Hotel Ballina, Ballina, Co Mayo, across two weekends, Friday & Saturday June 23rd /24th and Friday & Saturday June 30th / July 1st.

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 June 23rd (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday June 24th (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit 9.00am —4.00pm)

Weekend 2 :

  • Friday June 30th (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday July 1st (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

Event Location:

Total Seats: 25
  • Great National Hotel Ballina
  • Rathnaconeen
  • Ballina
  • Co Mayo

Event Schedule Details

  • June 23, 2023 5:00 pm
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