Organic Agriculture

This module is designed to give the learner an overview of the main concepts of organic farming.

Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience.

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On successful completion of this module, the student is expected to be able to

1. Discuss the factors to be considered in the conversion to organic production

2. Describe and discuss the maintenance of soil fertility in an organic system.

3. Describe and discuss the prevention and control of weeds, diseases and pests in an organic cropping system. 4. Compare and contrast the principles of livestock production on an organic farm compared to a conventional farm.

5. Discuss the principles of marketing of organic produce.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Yes, if you complete this module it can be credited as part of the  MSc in Digtal Agriculture Full Time  or MSc in Digital Agriculture Part Time. 

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