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Sustainable Agriculture

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning
  • ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

£325 - ($259.189)

Información importante

  • Vocational qualification
  • A distancia
  • Cuándo:
    A definir

You will learn techniques and measures to move your farm towards greater sustainability. Increasing sustainability can be simple (for example changing what is farmed or how produce is marketed) or require more major changes in farm management practices. Gain useful and practical knowledge to improve sustainability in this comprehensive online course.

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Información importante
¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

Explain the broad possibilities for improving sustainability on farms.
Explain how to avoid serious degradation of soils on a farm through sustainable management.
Explain the broad possibilities for improving sustainability on farms.
Explain how to avoid too serious degradation of soils on a farm through water management.
Discuss Economic Rules that apply to a farm Enterprise.
Crop management techniques for sustainability.
Minimising degradation through planning and management.
Evaluate the financial viability and potential of animal enterprises.

¿Esta formación es para mi?

This course is aimed at those who want to help the world move towards the preservation of our natural resources and to maintain the delicate balance of our ecosystems. Economic, commercial, marketing and production techniques are explored in a multi-facetted way to help move a farm towards improved sustainability.


¿Dónde se da y en qué fecha?

comienzo Ubicación
A definir
Distance Learning

¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Organic Production
Organic Farming
Sustainable Energy Systems
Sustainable farming
Plant Nutrition
Land Management
Natural Farming
Growing Media
Water Storage


There are 8 lessons:

  • Introduction
  • Sustainable ways of farming
  • Whole farm planning
  • Land Management programs
  • Sustainable ways of farming
  • Natural farming
  • Organic farming
  • Permaculture
  • No Dig techniques
  • Biodynamics
  • Soils;
  • Growing media
  • Major types of soil problems
  • Soil structural decline
  • Erosion
  • Salinity
  • Acidification
  • Soil improvements
  • Phytotoxicity
  • Adding organic matter to soils
  • Cultivation techniques
  • Conservation tillage
  • Plant nutrition
  • Soil life
  • Cover crops
  • Water;
  • Types of water storage
  • Livestock water requirements
  • Water problems
  • Water quality
  • Reed beds
  • Water saving measures
  • Recycling
  • Swales and Keylines
  • Irrigation systems
  • Land Care
  • Weed Management
  • Preventative measures
  • Tree management
  • Timber lots/plantations
  • Wind breaks
  • Wildlife corridors
  • Wildlife habitats
  • Pest and diseases
  • Financial Sustainability
  • Economic principles
  • Developing a Farm Business Plan
  • Financial plan
  • Controlling growth
  • Value adding
  • Enterprise mix
  • Eco-tourism
  • Broad Management Strategies
  • Toward better planning
  • Land care or land management
  • New enterprises
  • Broad management categories
  • Marketing
  • Personal welfare
  • Plan drawing of farm
  • Looking at risk
  • Quality systems
  • Plant Enterprises
  • Crop management
  • Hydroponic fodder
  • Hay
  • Considering new crops
  • Nuts
  • Organic farming
  • Agro-forestry
  • Hydroponics
  • Herbs
  • Animal Enterprises
  • Deer
  • Ostriches
  • Emus
  • Alpacas
  • llama
  • Goats
  • Aquaculture
  • Wool and meat production
  • Horses

Información adicional

Ecology, Environment Sustainability, Conservation