Organic Production Principles (Offaly – February)

Event Date:

February 17, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Tullamore Court Hotel

Please note: This course is now SOLD OUT. We have multiple other sessions of this course available throughout the year. Click HERE for our full course list.

Learn what’s involved in converting to organic farming with this 25-hour / 2-weekend course in Organic Production Principles. Taught by Eveline Gill, 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 Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co Offaly, across two weekends, Friday / Saturday February 17th / 18th, and March 3rd / 4th.

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 February 17th (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday February 18th (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit 9.00am —4.00pm)

Weekend 2:

  • Friday March 3rd (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday March 4th (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
Total Seats: 25
  • Tullamore Court Hotel
  • Tullamore
  • Co. Offaly

Event Schedule Details

  • February 17, 2023 5:00 pm   -   March 4, 2023 4:00 pm
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