An Insight into Agriculture - Farming for non-farmers Course
The two day ‘Insight into Agriculture’ training course is aimed at business professionals with no previous knowledge or experience of farming, who wish to gain an insight into the agricultural industry.
The course will introduce delegates to the farming year cycle and provide an understanding of the potential impact it has upon a farmer’s life. Our intense course combines classroom based and practical learning; helping to grow your own personal skill set and preparing you with the expertise needed to further your professional development. Field based sessions are an essential part of the course. Delegates will need to bring their wellington boots and waterproofs as field based sessions on our University Farms are an essential part of the programme.
Subjects covered as part of the Insight into Agriculture course include:
- The farming year
- Arable industry
- Livestock and dairy husbandry
- Commercial farming
- Basic Payment Scheme - issues and opportunities
- Visits to university farms and other agricultural establishments
- Farm business tenancies, joint venture, share and contract farming
- Farm diversification
If you would like more information about the course please email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like any further information call: 01285 889879