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Qualification - Certificate in Agronomy

Course CodeVAG049
Fee CodeCT
Duration (approx)600 hours

Become a Crop Expert

This course is a solid foundation in everything to do with growing crops. Whether for a specific crop, particular types of crops, or for crops more generally, this course will introduce you to principles and practices which can be applied to help you make a success out of crop growing. 

By developing an understanding of how plants grow, different types of soils, plant nutrition and methods for combating common problems like weeds, pests and diseases, you will be in a better position to manage a crop growing operation - whether small scale or large scale, and whether as an employee or business owner.


Core ModulesThese modules provide foundation knowledge for the Qualification - Certificate in Agronomy .
 Agronomy BAG306
 Agronomy II (Growing Grain Crops) BAG309
 Agronomy III (Root Crops) BAG310
Elective ModulesIn addition to the core modules, students study any 3 of the following 5 modules.
 Crops I (Outdoor Plant Production) BHT112
 Soil Management - Horticulture BHT105
 Irrigation (Crops) BHT204
 Soil and Water Chemistry BSC307
 Soil Management (Crops) BHT303

Note that each module in the Qualification - Certificate in Agronomy is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

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