North Cork Creamery Sustainable Dairy Development Course Terms & Conditions - Click Here
23rd October 2023
Places remaining: 8
Cost: €245.00 (Plus booking fee)
Course Name: Sustainable Dairy Development for Farmers
Dates: Course dates are tbc- but it will begin the week of the 23rd of October
Time: 7-9pm online with one in person workshop in UCC
Venue: Online with one in person workshop in UCC
Tuition Fee: €245 per person
Accreditation: Participants will be awarded a sustainability certificate of completion from UCC.
More Info: Contact Monica on 029 60633 or Norma on 085 8531793
A 9-week sustainability training programme, offering practical training on how to develop sustainability on the farm.
The course will be delivered online, one day a week for two hours, and will also include one in person workshop on site at UCC (half day).
1 Introduction to and history of the climate crisis
2 Politics of climate change, Irish/EU perspective
3 Key climate concepts, mitigation, adaptation, and resilience
4 Nutrient cycles and soil
5 Biodiversity and conservation, sustainable food systems
6 Breeding for a more sustainable herd
7 Energy management and renewables
8 Grass management
9 Circular economy and principles of sustainable agriculture