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Part Time Smallholders: An Introduction to Husbandry for Current and Aspiring Smallholders

Derby College

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Smallholders: An Introduction to Husbandry for Current and Aspiring Smallholders Level: 2 Location: BH Years: 1 Course Summary This evening course is designed to provide knowledge associated with smallholding or small-scale farming activities. You do not need to be a landowner or run a business as long as you have an interest in the subject. If you keep, or are considering keeping, farm animals and poultry, grow vegetables or are involved or interested in any small-scale farming activity, this course could be just what you are looking for. People who wish to come purely out of interest are welcome. Topics covered will include such things as sheep, poultry, goats, cattle, grassland and hay/silage-making, vegetable growing etc. How will I be assessed? There is no formal assessment on this course. How much time will I spend on the course? 20 hours. How is the course delivered? This is classroom based. Who is this course suitable for? This course is for anyone who would like to learn about smallholding and small-scale farming activities - you do not need to have your own holding. People coming purely out of interest are most welcome. What are mandatory modules or units? N/A What materials do I have to provide? You may wish to bring writing materials to make some notes. Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required? No. What can I do after this course? Derby College offers a range of one-day/weekend and evening courses on land-based topics. What careers would this course be useful for? This course is useful for those people considering starting a smallholding or small farm, though people attending purely for interest are welcome.

Smallholders: An Introduction to Husbandry for Current and Aspiring Smallholders Level: 2 Location: BH Years: 1 Course Summary This evening course is designed to provide knowledge associated with smallholding or small-scale farming activities. You do not need to be a landowner or run a business as long as you have an interest in the subject. If you keep, or are considering keeping, farm animals...

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