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

UPCOMING (Registration via Eventbrite)

New Courses at FarmED:
Led by agroecological adviser Niels Corfield and the FarmED team.

Regenerative Soil Health for Arable Farmers

Session 1: 17th June
Session 2: 6th & 7th July

Would you like to be able to create healthy soils and resilient fields for arable crops while reducing reliance on inputs, even during droughts? In this course you will learn how to apply the principles of regenerative agriculture to improve and monitor soil health in your arable operation, for optimum crop performance.

The course opens with a one day fundamentals session followed by two days of focused work on arable soils and systems.

Regenerative Soil Health for Horticultural Growers

Session 1: 1st September
Session 2: 4th & 5th October

From large horticultural operations to market gardens, when soil health principles are followed, they bring real results: better soil structure, healthier crops, and more consistent yields. Whether you are a large horticultural grower or smaller market gardener this course will enable you to apply these principles to improve soil health for optimum horticultural performance.

The course opens with a one day fundamentals session followed by two days of focused work on horticultural soils and systems.

Regenerative Soil Health for Graziers & Livestock

Session 1: 31st August
Session 2: 28th & 29th September

Do you want to be able to use regenerative grazing techniques to improve soil health for more balanced and productive pastures? On this course you will learn how to apply the principles of regenerative agriculture to improve and monitor soil health on your farm, for optimum pasture and livestock health.

The course opens with a one day fundamentals session followed by two days of focused work on grassland soils and systems.

Other 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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