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To be successful in the Agribusiness industry depends upon being successful off the farm as much as on the farm. Studying this online course will teach you how to make informed decisions and improved choices regarding the agricultural industry.
This course develops your ability to analyse and manage marketing problems in an agricultural enterprise. Topics covered include: market research, management of your marketing, promotions, handling produce, packaging, distribution, customer relations and more.
Enhance your green credentials, with this Alternative Agriculture course online, studied via distance learning. Alternative farming practices seek to reduce the amount of antibiotics, chemical pesticides and fertilizers used in agriculture and instead rely on more natural processes.
Advanced Diploma in Agriculture (Crops) course online. This course includes the core units from the Diploma in Agriculture, plus more elective modules to choose from and a Workplace project.
Advanced Diploma in Agriculture (Livestock) course online. This course includes the core units from the Diploma in Agriculture, plus more elective modules to choose from and a Workplace project.
This Higher Advanced Diploma (12 modules) in Animal Husbandry is a complete qualification for people wishing to work in agriculture at a technician or management level, in positions such as a farm manager, technical representatives, trainers or consultants.
This course will teach you how to work on a farm, or how to run your own. It is ideal for those already working in the agricultural industry, wanting to up skill and improve their career prospects. those taking over the family farm from their parents, or anyone wishing to develop a career in farming.
Learn the principles and practices that underpin commercial broad acre crop production (agronomy) and develop an ability to interpret and apply information practically, on a farm. Complement your farming studies or experience and seek employment in the highly sought after field of agronomy!
When we go to the supermarket to buy our weekly shop, the bread, fruit, vegetables, tea and coffee that we put into our shopping trolley, are all the end result of agronomic techniques employed by the grower. And it doesn't stop there; agronomists also play a crucial part.
By completing this course, you will acquire a sound understanding of Agronomy as it relates to cereals, pulses and pseudo grains. As well as learning about different grains, you will gain skills regarding which species and cultivators you should choose.
Agronomy III - Root Crop Production online - BAG301: Agronomics is the science of plant and soil management, applied to the growing of various crops including: Grains, Pulses, Psuedo-grains, (covered in our Agronomy II course) and Root Crops, covered in this distance learning programme.
This course provides a foundation for dealing with those changes, whether on your own farm, or in a broader sense. It allows you to develop skills and knowledge in alternative farming methods using materials which have a minimal impact on the environment.
Become a brilliant breeder! Learn to plan an animal breeding program, incorporating genetic theory, breeding program management and practical aspects of daily husbandry practice. This online course is relevant to all animal, from pets to farm animals and horses to wildlife.
Learn about Animal Health Care. An excellent vocational pathway towards employment in the Veterinary industry. Learn to care for the health of any type of animal and understand the scope of services offered by animal care services, including veterinary practices.
Working with animals? Get back to basics! Gain a thorough foundation knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology. This is essential for careers requiring good animal care and management. An excellent starting point for working with animals in any situation.
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