Organic Production Principles (In-Person – September – Leitrim)

Event Date:

September 2, 2022

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

National Organic Training Skillnet

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

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 2nd September 2022 (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday 3rd September 2022 (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit 9.00am —4.30pm)

Weekend 2 :

  • Friday 16th September 2022 (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday 17th September 2022 (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit + Examination – 9.00am —5.00pm)

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:

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

Event Location:

Total Seats: 30
  • National Organic Training Skillnet
  • The Enterprise Centre, Hill Road
  • Drumshanbo
  • Leitrim

Event Schedule Details

  • September 2, 2022 5:00 pm   -   September 17, 2022 4:00 pm
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