How to Practice Organic Farming for Nutritious and Healthy Food Crops Production

Organic farming as an alternative form of farming can be cost effective as a result of lack of use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Moreover, it can result to production of healthy food free from harmful chemicals, artificial flavors and preservatives, reduced risk of food contamination with pesticides residues and positive environmental effects in terms of reduced soil degradation in nutrients. This course will equip the participants with knowledge of how to produce organically.

FineResults Research Services would like to invite you to take part in our upcoming workshops on Agricultural courses at our FineResults Research Services training facilities in Nairobi, Kenya or online.

Organic Farming for Nutritious and Healthy Food Crops Production

INTRODUCTION
Organic farming is a type of farming that avoids the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators, and livestock feed additives. Organic farming as an alternative form of farming can be cost-effective as a result of the lack of use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Moreover, it can result in the production of healthy food free from harmful chemicals, artificial flavours and preservatives, reduced risk of food contamination with pesticides residues and positive environmental effects in terms of reduced soil degradation in nutrients. This 5 days course will equip the participants with knowledge of how to produce organically.

DURATION
5 days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
• Agriculture Extension service providers
• Research organizations
• Non-government organizations
• Development organizations

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the end of the training participants will:
• Learn the scope and nature of organic farming
• Select appropriate organic management systems.
• Understand the environmental, economic and political issues concerned with organic farming.
• Explain the role of living organisms and decomposing organic matter in creating and maintaining an appropriate soil condition for successful organic farming.
• Apply appropriate weed management practices.
• Select and apply appropriate pest and disease management practices for both animal and plant production.
• Design an appropriate system for organic production of plants and livestock.
• Markets and marketing of organic products.
• Health benefits of organic products

TOPICS TO BE COVERED
Module 1
• Introduction to Organic Farming
• Integrated Farm Management Systems
• Organic Management Issues
Module 2
• Organic Management Issues
• Weed Management
• Pest and Disease Management
• Biological pest control
• Livestock Management
Module 3
• Pasture Management
• Crop Management
• Demand for organic products
• Markets and marketing of organic products.
Module 4
• Organic products in the export market
• Policy regulations of organic farming.
Module 5
• Health benefits of organic products
• Field visits to farmers producing organically

TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.
For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: (+254 759 285 295) or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

REQUIREMENTS
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.
TRAINING FEE
Cost:
In-person USD 800

Registration
January in-person/online
March in-person/online

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Services bank account one week prior to the training date and proof of payment sent to training@fineresultsresearch.org
For any registration of 3 or more participants; we offer a discount of up to 10%.
This course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits for in-person training.
ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: (+254 759 285 295) or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

PAYMENT
Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

CANCELLATION POLICY
• All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
• Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.
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Date: 24 January 2022 to 28 January 2022
Venue: FineResults Research Services Training Center, Nairobi
Cost: USD 800

Date: 23 May 2022 to 27 May 2022
Time: 08:00 - 16:00
Venue: FineResults Research Services Training Center, Nairobi
Cost: USD 1600 for In-person Training

Date: 25 July 2022 to 29 July 2022
Time: 08:00 - 16:00
Venue: FineResults Research Services Training Center, Nairobi
Cost: USD 800 for In-person Training.

Date: 26 September 2022 to 30 September 2022
Time: 08:00 - 16:00
Venue: FineResults Research Services Training Center, Nairobi
Cost: USD 800 for In-person Training.

Date: 21 November 2022 to 25 November 2022
Time: 08:00 - 16:00
Venue: FineResults Research Services Training Center, Nairobi
Cost: USD 800 for In-person Training.

Contact: Edith Wairimu
Company name: FineResults Research Services Training Center
Telephone number: +254 759 285 295
Email address gro.hcraeserstluserenif@gniniart

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