The course covers all critical areas of modern day dairy farming and will focus on providing management tools and knowledge which can be utilised on a day to day basis to achieve best practise.
The course comprises of six, two-day courses. The course content will be delivered by industry professionals providing a current and expert view. The course will be based at the Newton Rigg College dairy farm and will be a mixture of classroom based theory and on-farm practical demonstrations and exercises.
Each module provides focused and comprehensive best practice training within dairy farming with the aim of providing a complete dairy training programme.
The course will be assessed on a modular basis. This will be based upon short answer written assessments and practical demonstrations of knowledge.
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