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Agronomy of Farming e-course

Fill technical agronomy knowledge gaps with affordable access to two of the Planfarm Academy training courses.

Partnering with GGA, Planfarm is offering a 50 percent discount for staff (only) from GGA Network groups to enrol in Planfarm’s renowned Agronomy of Farming Short course and in 2024 the offer will expand to the Planfarm Business of Farming course.

The agronomy supports grower groups to fill technical knowledge gaps for their staff working in the broadacre agricultural context that have not had any formal agriculture training. The business of farming content supports grower groups to better understand the farm operational context.

Cost – $440 [50% off]

Course RRP is $880 per person, and using the Planfarm 50 percent discount brings the cost down to $440.
There is no cap on the number of staff that can utilise the Planfarm coupon code.
Contact Planfarms Peter Newman for the GGA coupon code – Peter Newman petern@planfarm.com.au

Next intake – February 2024 [for 26 Feb discussion session]

The next intake of students starts from February 26, 2024 with self-paced learning and dial-in discussion sessions.

Background

This offer is in response recent GGA annual Capacity Building Survey which showed groups are seeking support for agronomy training for their staff.

As an established learning platform, the Planfarm Academy courses come highly recommended within the WA agriculture industry. The Agronomy of Farming Short Course is ideal for those with no formal agricultural or science training.

Curriculum – 3 hours

Taking approximately three hours to complete, the video module component of the course is made up of 12 self-paced modules of 20 mins each. The independent learning modules are supplemented with recordings of past ‘tutorial’ style discussion sessions designed to review the material and address any knowledge gaps.

Who is it for?

All ages, genders and abilities, however it is best suited to the young to middle age farmer or agricultural industry worker who has not received formal agronomy training. 

Whilst designed for people with no formal training in agronomy, fully qualified, practicing agronomists have also taken the course and loved it. The course will provide a greater understanding of broadacre farming agronomy delivered by experienced agronomists.

Registration

To opt into the Planfarm 50% discount offer email Kallista Bolton at GGA for the Planfarm coupon code to purchase your enrolment.

Enquiries

For clarification around this offer contact Kallista Bolton at GGA on 0421 623 406.

GGA network eligibility

GGA network groups eligible for the coupon code are listed in the GGA network A-Z directory here.


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Posted on

06 Dec 2023