Farming Courses


Courses on agronomy and livestock farming - certificates and short courses including Legume crops, cereals, root crops, fibre crops and oil crops.

AGRONOMY I   
AGRONOMY I

Learn to grow and manage different types of agronomic crops. Understand the importance of soil and plant nutrition, the various pests and diseases which affect ...

8 lessons
100 hours
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AQUACULTURE - Freshwater   
AQUACULTURE - Freshwater

Study Aquaculture through this online course. Learn how to produce fresh water fish and crayfish commercially. Understand what is required to manage an aquacult...

10 lessons
100 hours
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CEREALS AND GRAINS - Agronomy II   
CEREALS AND GRAINS - Agronomy II

Agronomy Online course - focused on cereals, pulses and pseudo grains. Understand the different soil and climatic requirements of a variety of important crops.

9 lessons
100 hours
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CERTIFICATE IN ALTERNATIVE FARMING   VSS003   
CERTIFICATE IN ALTERNATIVE FARMING ...

Learn different ways to manage change in agriculture -alternative farming. This online course covers more, and gives more skills and ideas than shorter courses,...

6 modules
600 hours
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FARM TOURISM   
FARM TOURISM

Explore ways to diversify income on farm or off farm, through farm tourism. A self paced, online, agritourism course.

8 lessons
100 hours
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FIBRE CROPS - Agronomy VI   
FIBRE CROPS - Agronomy VI

Learn to grow different types of fibre crops better, and commercially on a small or large scale. Discover how to grow, harvest and market fibre crops for a quic...

10 lessons
100 hours
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FORAGE MANAGEMENT   
FORAGE MANAGEMENT

Explore the diversity pf forage plants that can be used as feed for livestock. Learn to choose, use and manage those plants for more sustainable livestock farming.

8 lessons
100 hours
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FORESTRY   
FORESTRY

Online forest management course covers plantation forestry, farm forestry, urban forestry and more. Self paced over 100 hours of study.

9 lessons
100 hours
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GOAT HUSBANDRY   
GOAT HUSBANDRY

Learn goat husbandry with this online course. Keep one or many goats, for dairy, meat or fibre production commercially, to graze weeds, or as a family pet

9 lessons
100 hours
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LEGUMES - Agronomy IV   
LEGUMES - Agronomy IV

Study agronomy of legumes - soybeans, peas, alfalfa, peas, chickpeas, lupins, lentils, peanuts and more Online self paced course.

10 lessons
100 hours
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OIL CROPPING -Agronomy V   
OIL CROPPING -Agronomy V

Online oil crop production course. Learn growing, processing and management of plant crops for oil production - canola, rapeseed, olive oil, biofuels , pharmace...

9 lessons
100 hours
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ORGANIC FARMING   
ORGANIC FARMING

Change to organic agriculture, improve an existing farm, start a farm or work in farm supplies and services. Learn about sustainable farming.

9 lessons
100 hours
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PASTURE MANAGEMENT   
PASTURE MANAGEMENT

Distance education course teaching how to manage an choose suitable species to improve pastures. Learn how to establish new pastures and manage stock.

8 lessons
100 hours
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PIG HUSBANDRY   
PIG HUSBANDRY

Understand pig husbandry with this online course. Learn about the different breeds, the animals dietary requirements, breeding, diseases, and managing a piggery...

9 lessons
100 hours
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POULTRY HUSBANDRY   
POULTRY HUSBANDRY

Learn about various domestic breeds and husbandry. Learn how to raise chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese. A great online course for beginners or for those look...

8 lessons
100 hours
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REFRIGERATING FARM PRODUCE   
REFRIGERATING FARM PRODUCE

Learn about post-harvest refrigeration of farm produce - meat, fruit, vegetables, flowers and more.

8 lessons
100 hours
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ROOT CROPS - Agronomy III   
ROOT CROPS - Agronomy III

Study Root Crop farming Online - potatoes, carrots, sweet potato, taro, etc

10 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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SHEEP HUSBANDRY   
SHEEP HUSBANDRY

Learn about sheep husbandry with this distance education course. Understand the animals nutritional requirements, the various breeds, and how to manage them com...

8 lessons
100 hours
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SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE   
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Online course. Learn better farming practices to conserve land, use water wisely, improve efficiency, reduce financial and other risks. Explore options for more...

8 lessons
100 hours
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