Courses & Training

Specialist training courses for farmers, growers & land managers

Gain the skills and knowledge to deliver regenerative agriculture on your holding. We offer applied and participatory courses both in-person and online, focussed on practical solutions for farmers and growers.

Learn what the soil health principles are, where they are gleaned from and how their application creates crumb structure.

Build confidence in decision making to help you move forward on your journey.

Formats, online:

  • 2-3x mornings/afternoons
  • 4x evenings
  • Complementary access to Soilmentor
  • Appraisals of your soils/pasture

Formats, in-person:

  • Full day
  • Guided farm walk along with host farmer
  • Demonstration of soils/pasture monitoring

“A really well structured day, building a good knowledge base before going into the field to put things into practice.
Excellent. Would recommend.”

George Hosier

Farmer, Wiltshire

“Very informative, I came away with a lot and was able to put what I learnt straight into practice.
A good mix of theory and practical with the farm walk.”

Sam Pearman

Farmer, Hertfordshire

Available courses

ARABLE, GRAZIERS & MIXED FARMERS

Soil Health & Regenerative Agriculture for Farmers
- Fundamentals

  • Soil health principles
  • Nutrient cycling
  • Reading your soil
  • Monitoring & trials
Regenerative Agriculture & Soil Health for Grazers Course, Farming Course, Mob Grazing Course, Training

Graziers & Mixed FarmERS

Regenerative Grazing
Part 1: Principles & Planning

  • Pasture health principles
  • Fencing & infrastructure
  • Monitoring & trials
  • Grazing planning
Regenerative Agriculture & Soil Health for Grazers Course Pt.3, Farming Course, Mob Grazing Course, Training, Composting Training, Composting Course, Animal Nutrition

Graziers & Mixed FarmERS

Regenerative Grazing
Part 2: Management

 

  • Optimising forage production
  • Animal nutrition
  • Maximising manure resources
  • On-going monitoring
Arable Field, Regenerative Agriculture, Gothelney Farm, Soil Health

ARABLE & Mixed FarmERS

Improving Soil Health in Arable Systems Part 1:
Application/Planning

  • Apply soil health principles
  • Reworking crop rotations
  • Designing cover crop mixes
  • Field management practices

Farmers, Landowners & Advisors

Whole Farm Planning
Part 1: Introduction

  • Whole farm planning principles
  • Fencing, water, access & trees
  • Mapping, layout & design
  • Agroforestry systems intro
Whole Farm Planning Part 2, Agroforestry Course, Farming Course, Regenerative Agriculture Course, Wakelyns Farm

Farmers, Landowners & Advisors

Whole Farm Planning
Part 2: Design

  • Whole farm planning principles
  • Fencing, water, access & trees
  • Mapping, layout & design
  • Agroforestry systems intro
Regenerative Agriculture & Soil Health for Grazers Course, Farming Course, Mob Grazing Course, Training

GROWERS & GARDENERS

Improving Soil Health on Horticulture Operations Part 1: Fundamentals

  • Soil health principles
  • Analysis of your soils
  • Nutrient cycling
  • Best practice management
  • Monitoring and trials
Soil Health for Growers Course Pt.1, Horticulture Course, Organic Training, No Dig Course,

GROWERS & GARDENERS

Improving Soil Health on Horticulture Operations
Part 2: Planning

  • Apply soil health principles 
  • Covered growing
  • Composting intro
  • Reworking crop rotations
  • Cover crop mixes

GrOWERS & GARDENers

Improving Soil Health on Horticulture Operations Part 3: Management

  • Amendments & fertilising
  • Plant nutrition
  • Building soil organic matter
  • Composting systems 
  • Monitoring & lab testing

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