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Riseholme Agricultural

BASIS – Crop Protection Certificate (Arable)

BASIS – Crop Protection Certificate (Arable)

Description

To equip students with the competence levels required to gain the BASIS Crop Protection Certificate.  The course was originally designed for those involved in selling, supplying or advising on the use of pesticides.  Recently it has been of great interest to farmers and farm managers looking to further their knowledge and understanding of crop agronomy.

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BASIS – Foundation Award (Arable or Vegetable)

BASIS – Foundation Award (Arable or Vegetable)

Description

This course provides an introduction to agronomy, integrated crop protection and crop nutrition.

It can be used as a preliminary course for those looking to progress onto the BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection, or a stand alone course for those seeking a basic understanding of crop production.  Candidates can choose to study the arable or field vegetable option.

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BASIS – Advanced Potatoes Jan 18

BASIS – Advanced Potatoes Jan 18

£965.00

Description

This course, leading to the advanced BASIS award, examines the agronomy of potato crop production. It is suitable for BASIS qualified advisers, farmers and farm managers, looking to extend their understanding of potato agronomy. The course is worth 24 CPD points and can be used to contribute towards BASIS Diploma in Agronomy.
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BASIS – Crop Protection Certificate (Field Vegetables) Jan 18

BASIS – Crop Protection Certificate (Field Vegetables) Jan 18

£1985.00

Description

This course was originally designed for those involved in selling, supplying or advising on the use of, pesticides. Recently it has been of great interest to farmers and farm managers looking to further their knowledge and understanding of crop agronomy. The main focus is on brassicas, potatoes, carrots, lettuce, onions and leeks.
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BASIS - Plant Protection Award (PPA) 2017

BASIS - Plant Protection Award (PPA) 2017

£975.00

Description

This course, leading to the BASIS PPA award, examines the role of pesticides within integrated pest management systems and provides an update on legislation and environmental issues. It is suitable for BASIS qualified advisers, farmers and farm managers, looking to extend their understanding of plant protection.
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BASIS - Soil and Water Management 2017

BASIS - Soil and Water Management 2017

£935.00

Description

This course looks at the sustainable management of soil and water on a farm. Emphasis is placed on methods used to minimise damage to soil structure, avoid soil erosion and reduce water pollution. Close reference is made to the demands of Cross Compliance and the Water Framework Directive.
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BASIS - Waste to Land

BASIS - Waste to Land

£935.00

Description

This course is aimed at advisers, farm and land managers who are involved in recycling of organic materials to agricultural land (e.g. producers of compost and anaerobic digestate and those involved with sludge operations).
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BETA (Biodiversity and Environmental Training for Advisors) Feb 18

BETA (Biodiversity and Environmental Training for Advisors) Feb 18

£805.00

Description

This course explores the methods used to protect and enhance biodiversity, in the context of sustainable farming and best practise in the use of crop protection products. It also looks at the impact of climate change on UK agriculture.
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FACTS (Nutrient Management Planning) Dec 2017

FACTS (Nutrient Management Planning) Dec 2017

£445.00

Description

To prepare FACTS Qualified Advisers (FQAs) to manage the challenges of the Water Framework Directive, greenhouse gas mitigation strategies and soil protection, while also improving farm profitability.
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FACTS Feb 18

FACTS Feb 18

£955.00

Description

To equip students with the knowledge and skills required to gain the FACTS Certificate. Candidates will have a basic understanding of fertilisers to enable them to give advice, which is both economically and environmentally sound. The course is suitable for advisors, agronomists, farmers and farm managers.
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