A course for farmers, growers, advisers and representatives involved in decision-making rules in agriculture and horticulture. The course will address economic and environmental criteria for more informed systems of management.

Course Content:

  • Introduction and Training Needs Assessment, Course Review
  • Weed Recognition & Problem Weeds by Crops
  • Chemical Families
  • ICM  (Integrated Crop Management) inc. Exam
  • Cereals
  • OSR
  • Linseed
  • Sugar Beet
  • Grassland
  • Maize
  • NVZ, Soil Nutrition, PH Levels
  • Legislation & Regulatory Affairs
  • Potatoes
  • Peas & Beans

Course Length:

  • 16 day course spread over several months

The course leads to the Basis Certificate in Crop Protection.