Soil preparation, nutrient requirements, planning for planting, water management, pests and diseases, harvest management and crop storage.
Knowledge of relevant legislation and industry best practice, skills and training on all aspects to ensure the safety of self and others, knowledge of procedures and processes to ensure compliance. Understanding the.
Understanding the Resource Management Act including provisions for the reduction of farming’s impact on soil, water and riparian protection.
This unit of study also includes a focus on sustainable irrigation, agrichemical and nutrient usage plus keeping relevant records/documentation.
Understanding markets, farm management planning, bench marking, production systems, keeping accurate records, and analysis.
A comprehensive programme covering all common vehicles and plant, their operation and maintenance. Recognition of occupational health and safety appropriate equipment.
This is real training with real outcomes – it’s not classroom based learning. It’s hands on training giving you practical skills. It’s been designed by Kiwi farmers for Kiwi farmers to ensure graduates receive a trade qualification in agriculture which is totally relevant.
We’ve taken tradition, added in technology and developed an internationally recognised diploma which delivers the highest level of industry qualified professionals.
We’re growing tomorrow’s farmers today!
Learn from the best
We’ve got an awesome team to guide you through your diploma. Better still, throughout your training, we bring in some of the most highly regarded people in the industry to share knowledge and experience with you.