Introduction to Agriculture / Agricultural Awareness


25-26 Apr 2017


£350 (including lunch and beverages)

Full residential rate: £66.50 per night

Who is this course designed for?

This course has been designed for delegates at all levels who have moved into the agri-industries and professions or for those delegates whose client portfolio includes agri-businesses. This course can be tailor-made for a specific company.

This course attracts Solicitors' CPD Credits


As a result of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of the major farming issues and an awareness of the needs and practices of agriculture.
  • Achieve a better understanding of their clients, resulting in a greater level of mutual respect and client satisfaction.

Course content

  • Cropping calendar
  • Crop rotations
  • Agri-Environment and Conservation
  • Introduction to the Common Agricultural Policy and Cross Compliance
  • Arable crops
  • Grassland and forage crops
  • Non-food crops
  • Dairy, beef, sheep, pig and poultry production
  • Farm business analysis
  • Agricultural machinery
  • Farming and farm practice
  • The supply trade and its customers
  • Woodland management
  • Soil management
  • Waste management and pollution control

Contact Us

Short Course Office
Harper Adams University
Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB
Telephone: +44 (0)1952 815 300
Fax: +44 (0)1952 812 125