Organic Production Principles (West Cork – June)

Event Date:

June 20, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Owen O

Learn what’s involved in converting to organic farming with this 25-hour / 4-day course in Organic Production Principles. Taught by ACA Organic Agriculture Expert Mary Lynch, 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 offices of Owen O’Driscoll & Associates in Skibbereen, Co Cork, across two midweeks, Tuesday / Wednesday June 20th / 21st and Tuesday & Wednesday June 27th / 28th.

Please note, places are limited, so sign up ASAP to confirm your place.

Course Cost: €200 when you sign up through NOTS

Course Timetable:

Week 1:

  • Tuesday June 20th (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Wednesday June 21st (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit 9.00am —4.00pm)

Week 2 :

  • Tuesday June 27th (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Wednesday June 28th (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
  • Owen O
  • 17 Bridge Street
  • Skibbereen
  • Co Cork

Event Schedule Details

  • June 20, 2023 5:00 pm
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