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Agrochemicals and sustainability

This course forms part of the Sustainable practices makes sustainable businesses course. We would recommend that you do the full course as there are links between the other sustainable modules. But if you are very short of time, just want to focus on one or two specific topics, or want to try a ‘taster’ before committing to the full course then you can feel free to purchase individual courses.

Other sustainability courses include:

What is the course about?

The use of agrochemicals has been linked to a great intensification of production in global agriculture in the last century. This course looks at why agrochemicals are a sustainability issue and how we can take control in an agrochemical improvement cycle.

Course objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how more efficient use of agrochemicals can build and improve the health of the soil
  • Understand that reducing use of agrochemicals does not reduce productivity
  • Identify the characteristics of a sustainable farm with regards to agrochemical use
  • Use the Improvement Cycle to monitor and measure agrochemical improvement

Who should take the course?

On the farm: The course is designed for a wide range of people including: senior managers, junior managers and supervisors.

Beyond the farm: There are many stakeholders who would gain from a better understanding of how sustainability can be applied on a farm. This includes people working in import and export companies and students of agriculture and business who will be the sustainability leaders of the future.

Course Time

The course will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete. You have 3 months to complete it.

How am I assessed?

At the end of the course there is a quiz which you have to pass to qualify for a certificate of completion. You will receive this after you have completed the course.

What does the course cost?

Group or Institutional License

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Pricing information

Group license

Available to 100+ people at R70 ex VAT per user.

Please note rates excludes VAT at 15%. Price is for 12 months access.

Included in the price for group and institutional license: 

  1. Helpdesk for technical support and assistance
  2. Course completion certificate per registered user
  3. Integrated payment options
  4. Tracking and monthly reporting of course users
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