R4 500.00 per person
3-day Basic Plant Production short course │ 7 Van Wouw Street, Groenkloof, Pretoria
This course is presented year-round and is designed to impart the basics of plant production for easy and practical implementation. This course will help you to apply basic plant production skills to your farm to ensure that your venture is as profitable as possible. It will help the new and existing farmer to attain a high level of success in production. You will spend a day visiting a working farm, the remaining two days will consist of theory, including completing a workbook.
This course focuses on generic plant production. This short course will be useful for most crop ventures. A few examples of production crops are cabbage, tomatoes, saffron, avocados, maize, herbs, citrus, grains, etc.
The following Unit Standard will be covered:
- Define and understand production systems and production management – US 116115: NQF L2, Credits 2
- Management aspects.
- Costing and marketing.
- Plant propagation.
- Soil health.
- Pest control.
- Plant nutrition.
- Water quality.
- Structure and function of plants.
Duration: 3 days
Time: 9am – 3pm
Included in the price:
- Learner manual, assessment, moderation, & certification.
- Tea, coffee and rusks at arrival.
- Light lunch.
Please note: Portfolio of Evidence (workbook) will be completed in class for the 3-day course.