3-Day Regenerative Agriculture Workshop with Understanding Ag
August 8, 2023
National Organic Training Skillnet are delighted to confirm that Dr Allen Williams, Gabe Brown, and the Understanding Ag team are returning to Ireland this August for an in-depth, 3-day Regenerative Agriculture Workshop in County Waterford / Wexford.
Taking place across August 8th – 10th (Tuesday – Thursday), participants will learn both in a classroom venue, and in an on-farm practical setting. The classroom sessions will take place in the Tower Hotel, Waterford, while the on-farm sessions will be on the farm managed by Kevin O’Hanlon in nearby New Ross, Co Wexford.
NOTS have heavily funded the course from a full price of more than €600 down to a cost of €375 per person. This includes full hot lunch on each day of the course, bus transfers to and from the hotel and farm. We have also included a full online pass to BioFarm 2023 in the ticket price.
- Dates: Tuesday August 8th – Thursday August 10th, 2023
- Time: 8.30am to 5.00pm each day
- Classroom Venue: Tower Hotel, Waterford (Morning & Early Afternoon Sessions)
- On-Farm Venue: Kevin O’Hanlon (Pollard Farm), New Ross, Co Wexford
- Trainers: Gabe Brown, Dr Allen Williams, & Luke Jones
- Cost: €375 when you sign up through NOTS (€625 without NOTS funding)
- Ticket Includes:
- Lunch, bus travel, and refreshments on each day
- Full Online Pass to BioFarm 2023 Conference
- Accommodation Options: Please note: Accommodation options are to be purchased through NOTS (see options below), We have arranged to block book with the Tower for a B&B + Evening Meal option.
Day 1 – Tuesday August 8th, 8.30am – 5.00pm:
- Soil Health Demonstrations
- The Importance of Aggregates
- Principles, Rules and Processes, in the field
- Monitoring Soil Health, in the field
Day 2 – Wednesday August 9th, 8.30am – 5.00pm:
- Designing Cover Crop Mixes
- Adaptive Grazing
- Adaptive Grazing, in the field
Day 3 – Thursday August 10th, 8.30am – 5.00pm:
- Soil Test Interpretation
- Livestock Integration
- Field Exercises
Please note – an instalment payment plan is available (3X payments of €125) – please call 071 9640688 for more information on setting this up if required.