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Agriculture Courses

Like many things, the discovery of agriculture came as a boon but, millennia on, has become exploited to such a degree that farming methods are now continually being re-evaluated. As the world’s population grows, so does the demand for more food, more energy, more products. Farming can be good for biodiversity – it depends, of course, on the farming practices in question. With the increasing demands of today’s society, modern agricultural methods often include the liberal use of pesticides, fertilizers and antibiotics, not to mention mass-breeding to produce more meat, eggs and milk.

Not surprisingly, these chemicals and methods damage the biodiversity both on and around the farm. There is an irony here: the less diversity there is, in terms of animal breeds and crops, the greater the risk of pests and diseases destroying the livestock and harvest. So there are some very good economic reasons for learning about modern farming methods.   Agriculture is the world's biggest business and the demand for job opportunities is enormous. It is predicted there will be a need for 50,000 additional agricultural professionals in this industry over the next 5-10 years. Demand for professionals will exceed the supply.

Get an Agriculture Qualification: There are many agricultural career possibilities – in the field of agronomy alone, the list is long and demand for agronomists is going up. As well as an online course in agronomy, ADL offer many other distance-learning agricultural courses.

Get a career in Agriculture:  For those looking to work in alternative areas of agriculture (in positions such as a farm manager, technical representative, trainer or consultant) then ADL's Higher Advanced Diploma in Agriculture offers a very substantial training programme.

Learn about Agriculture: For farmers who would like to leave behind more conventional ways of farming (which rely heavily on chemical inputs such as artificial fertilisers and pesticides) then why not look into ADL's Organic Farming course or their Advanced Certificate in Alternative Farming – which covers more ethical and sustainable methods of agriculture and organic farming.

Work in Agriculture, need professional development?  For those wishing to embark on a career in the field of agriculture, a professional qualification will help to get you started, or take you further in your chosen area of work.

Can't find  a qualification to suit your needs?  Why not speak with one of our Academic Course Advisors for FREE advice on +44 (0)1227 789 649?  or email:  info@adlhomestudy.co.uk  Our online home study courses may be studied for vocational purposes, self-enrichment (hobby) or for serious study leading to higher qualifications.  You'll receive unlimited tutor and admin support  and be able to start at any time.

Whether your interest in agriculture is hobby based or you\'re looking for more formal qualifications such as certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas there is a course for you. Now is the time to train for a career in agriculture. Choose from our wide selection of courses.  Please see our range of accompanying ebooks for Agriculture

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Agricultural Marketing


 

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Agronomy
Agronomy course online. Agronomy offers many job opportunities.  Demand for agronomists is stro..
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Animal Husbandry I - Animal Anatomy And Physiology
£325.00
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£325.00
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Basic Plant Biochemistry
Basic Plant  Biochemistry course online. Learn about the composition and function of plantsBioc..
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£325.00
Commercial Organic Vegetable Growing
Commercial Organic Vegetable Growing course online. Successfully farm organic vegetables! The demand..
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£325.00
Commercial Vegetable Production


 

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£325.00
Diploma In Agriculture
Diploma in Agriculture course online. This Online course develops a capacity to run or work confiden..
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Diploma in Applied Management (Horses)
Diploma in Applied Management (Horses) course online. Develop your career in the photography industr..
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Diploma in Equine Husbandry
Diploma in Equine Husbandry course online. Through studying this Online course you will, depending o..
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Farm Management


 

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Higher Advanced Diploma In Agriculture - Alternative Agriculture
Higher Advanced Diploma in Agriculture - Alternative Agriculture course online. This is a very solid..
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Higher Advanced Diploma In Agriculture - Animal Husbandry
Higher Advanced Diploma in Agriculture - Animal Husbandry course online. This Higher Advanced Diplom..
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Higher Advanced Diploma In Applied Animal Science
Higher Advanced Diploma in Applied Animal Science course online. Learn through home study/distance l..
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