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    Short Courses/CPD

    Introduction to Agriculture / Agricultural Awareness

    Who is this course designed for?

    This course has been designed for delegates at all levels who have moved into the agri-industries and professions or for those delegates whose client portfolio includes agri-businesses. This course can be tailor-made for a specific company.

    This course attracts Solicitors' CPD Credits

    Benefits

    As a result of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Gain an understanding of the major farming issues and an awareness of the needs and practices of agriculture.
    • Achieve a better understanding of their clients, resulting in a greater level of mutual respect and client satisfaction.

    Course content

    • Cropping calendar
    • Crop rotations
    • Agri-Environment and Conservation
    • Introduction to the Common Agricultural Policy and Cross Compliance
    • Arable crops
    • Grassland and forage crops
    • Non-food crops
    • Dairy, beef, sheep, pig and poultry production
    • Farm business analysis
    • Agricultural machinery
    • Farming and farm practice
    • The supply trade and its customers
    • Woodland management
    • Soil management
    • Waste management and pollution control

    Prices

    £300/day (including lunch and beverages)

    Full residential rate: £80.00 per night

     

    Dates

    Tuition

    Contact

    For further information, course dates, and to book, please contact:

    Short Course Office
    Harper Adams University
    Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB
    Telephone: +44 (0)1952 815 300
    Fax: +44 (0)1952 812 125
    Email: scco@harper-adams.ac.uk

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