Introduction to Soils & Biological Agriculture

Event Date:

January 9, 2023

Event Time:

9:30 am

Event Location:

Day 1-2 North-west Wicklow

PLEASE NOTE: This course is now SOLD OUT. It will be run again later in the year – email us at if you would like to be put onto a waiting list.

NOTS are delighted to confirm a brand new course – “Introduction to Soils & Biological Agriculture” taking place in January and February 2023. Beginning on January 9th, this will be a 5-day, on-farm training course where participants gain a foundation in Biological / Regenerative farming practices.

Taught by trainers David Wallis and Robbie Byrne, the course will be split into three 2-day modules, with all 5 days including on-farm practical visits with farmers who are practicing biological and regenerative farming.

  • Dates: 5 X Sessions: January 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th, & 23rd
  • Time: 09.30am – 4.30pm each session (lunch provided on all days)
  • Venue: Day 1 & 2 in Grangecon, Co Wicklow, Day 3 & 4 in Rathangan, Co Kildare, Day 5 on farm TBC
  • Cost: €280 when you sign up through NOTS
  • Participants: Strictly limited to 20 – sign up ASAP to confirm your place

Course Structure:

Part 1: Introduction to Soil Health:
– Day 1 – January 9th (Nigel Gillis’ Farm, Grangecon, Co Wicklow)
– Day 2 – January 10th (Nigel Gillis’ Farm, Grangecon, Co Wicklow)

Part 2: Principles of Biological & Regenerative Farming:
– Day 3 – January 16th (Kenny Roberts’ Farm, Rathangan, Co Kildare)
– Day 4 – January 17th (Kenny Roberts’ Farm, Rathangan, Co Kildare)

Part 3: Practical Application & The Role of Livestock:
– Day 5 – January 23rd (Farm location TBC)

No More Seats Available
Total Seats: 21
  • Day 1-2 North-west Wicklow
  • Day 3-4 Rathangan, Co Kildare
  • Day 5 TBC On Farm

Event Schedule Details

  • January 9, 2023 9:30 am
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