About Agriculture-4-U

Agriculture-4-U E-Learning

Having been born and breed a farmer; it is in my blood - although I am no longer actively farming myself, I have never lost the love of farming and the countryside. I have switched to teaching how food is produced. From rural to inner city schools; to infants and junior schools as "Farmer Mark"  to GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition - Food Provenance in secondary schools; even adults being educated in prison, and now to agricultural apprentices, I seek to share the knowledge and learning I have accumulated first with tomorrows consumers and now tomorrows farmers.  

Content

Following Courses available.

Soil Science

Plant Science

Agronomy - coming soon

Crops of the UK - coming soon


    Available courses

    Introduction to Agronomy and Cropping Systems

    Agronomy is the science and technology of producing and using plants for food, fuel, fibre, and land reclamation.

    Agronomy has come to encompass work in the areas of plant genetics, plant physiology, meteorology, and soil science

    Crops grown in the UK

    Use of crop

    Husbandry

    Finances - Gross Margins etc

    Regulations and Environment

    Machinery management is an integral but vital aspect of successful agricultural mechanization

    Plant + Crop Science Physiology

    Plant Physiology

    Plant science / physiology is concerned with the functioning, or physiology, of plants

    Crop physiology is the study of the plant processes responsible for the growth, development, and production of economic yield by crop plants.

    Soil management is the application of operations, practices, and treatments to protect soil and enhance its performance. It includes soil conservation, soil amendment, and optimal soil health.

    Soil management is an integral part of land management and may focus on differences in soil types and soil characteristics to define specific interventions that are aimed to enhance the soil quality for the land use selected.

    Specific soil management practices are needed to protect and conserve the soil resources.


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