Benefits of cover crops in arable systems

Designed for: 
Individuals who are already growing cover crops or would like to include cover crops in the rotation. This course has been developed specifically for using cover crops in an arable rotation. For those seeking to deploy cover crops in vegetable systems please see PR26
Duration: 
One day classroom-based course
CPD points: 
12 BASIS points; 1 NRoSO points
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Improving quality and profitability of malting barley

Designed for: 
Malting barley growers who want to optimise seed rate, nitrogen use, tillering and canopy management, apical development and fungicide use. This course will help growers adjust input and mangement of the malting barley crop for increased profitability and quality.
Duration: 
A one day classroom-based course
CPD points: 
6 BASIS points and 1 NRoSO
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Benefits of cover crops in vegetable systems

Designed for: 
Individuals who are already growing cover crops or would like to include cover crops in the rotation. This course has been developed specifically for using cover crops in vegetable systems. For those seeking to deploy cover crops in arable systems please see course code: PR27 (Benefits of cover crops in arable systems).
Duration: 
A one day classroom-based course
CPD points: 
To be applied for
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Advanced crop management for leafy salads

Designed for: 
Those at an advanced level such as assistant farm manager, or farm manager. Participants may already have a BASIS qualification and wish to build on this with the latest knowledge to optimise crop production, weed, pest and disease control to achieve maximum commercial crop yields and quality. ARTIS also run an ABLE level course more suited to those who are preparing for formal qualifications such as BASIS, or at an earlier stage of their career such as farm operatives.
Duration: 
A one day classroom-based course
CPD points: 
To be applied for
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Advanced crop management of bulb onions

Designed for: 
Those at an advanced level such as assistant farm manager, or farm manager. Participants may already have a BASIS qualification and wish to build on this with the latest knowledge to optimise crop production, weed, pest and disease control to achieve maximum commercial crop yields and quality. ARTIS also run an ABLE level course more suited to those who are preparing for formal qualifications such as BASIS, or at an earlier stage of their career such as farm operatives.
Duration: 
One day classroom based course
CPD points: 
CPD points to be awarded
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Best practice onion storage

Maximise yield from field to store
Improve quality and minimise defects for greater profitability
Improve design and cost effectiveness of the store
Designed for: 
Individuals who wish to optimise storage of onions.
Duration: 
One day classroom-based course
CPD points: 
CPD points to be awarded
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Identification of barley varieties from the grain

Confirm the authenticity of grain
Avoid operational disruption by using incorrect varieties
Minimise risk to the business
Designed for: 
Anyone involved in the barley industry, whether breeding, buying, trading or processing, who needs to be able to recognise the morphological characters that positively identify barley varieties from a grain sample, with particular attention to the effects of threshing on the grain
Duration: 
A one day classroom-based course
CPD points: 
CPD points to be awarded
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An introduction to conducting successful field trials

Cost-effectively train new technicians
Optimise experimental design for best results
Ensure best practice when conducting field trials
Designed for: 
Field trials technicians either new to trials work or with less than 2 years' experience.
Duration: 
A one day classroom-based course
CPD points: 
CPD points to be awarded
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How to optimise crop management of protected salad crops

Optimise yield and quality and profit
Reduce risk and control costs
Save money on products, time, and application
Designed for: 
Trainee agronomists (pre-BASIS), growers, technical managers, supervisors, retail technologists and horticulture graduates who wish to gain a basic understanding of crop production and pest and disease control in protected salad crops to achieve maximum commercial crop yields and quality. The course covers tomato, cucumber, sweet pepper, chilli, aubergine and lettuce crops.
Duration: 
A one day classroom-based course
CPD points: 
CPD points to be awarded
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Understanding potato crop growth stages

Optimise yield and quality and profit
Reduce risk and control costs
Save money on products, time and applications
Designed for: 
Agronomists, potato business employees, supply chain employees, farm managers and farmers.
Duration: 
A half day classroom-based course
CPD points: 
CPD points to be awarded
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