Short Courses/CPD

BASIS Foundation in Agronomy (Agriculture)

The course is a sound introduction to the agronomy, integrated crop protection and crop nutrition of the main UK combinable and root crops. For some delegates with limited crop experience and knowledge it serves as a preliminary course for the BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection Course. For others such as farm staff, who have a role which will not involve giving agronomy and crop protection advice, it is a stand alone course providing them with a level of understanding and knowledge appropriate for their work.

Course delivery

The course duration will be three blocks of two days which will be spread over the calendar year so that farm crops can be seen at different stages.

Participatory training techniques will be used throughout and an examination will be held at Harper Adams University. Additional crop walking days can be arranged at additional cost.

Prices

£835 (full tuition cost of the 6 day course, excluding lunch and accommodation).

Examination fee: £206*

Lunch and beverages: £18 per day

Full residential: £66.50 per day

* Subject to increase 

Dates

  • 18-19 September 2017
    Part I
  • 10-12 January 2018
    Part II
  • 7 February 2018
    Part III inc Examination

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: shortcourses@harper-adams.ac.uk

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