Organic Farming Principles (Kerry – September)

Event Date:

September 8, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Rose 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 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 Rose Hotel, Tralee, Co Kerry, across two weekends, Friday / Saturday September 8th, 9th, 15th and 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 September 8th (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday September 9th (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit 9.00am —4.00pm)

Weekend 2 :

  • Friday September 15th (Classroom Session 5.30pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday September 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
No More Seats Available
Total Seats: 27
  • Rose Hotel
  • Dan Spring Road
  • Tralee
  • Co Kerry
  • V92 HKA4

Event Schedule Details

  • September 8, 2023 5:00 pm
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