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FRUIT PRODUCTION -TEMPERATE CLIMATE Course Online

This course is for the serious grower!

An essential introduction to the fruit growing industry for temperate climates.

Gain important skills for successful fruit growing. Learn orchard management, soils, planting, irrigation, pruning, cultural practices, pest control, stone fruits, fruit trees, nuts, vines and much more.

All you need to know to set up a successful fruit growing farm.

Online education is cost-effective and time effective. Through distance education you can:

  • Study from home, or in fact anywhere, from your PC, laptop, printed notes
  • Study our online courses on a self-paced modular basis
  • Interact with our highly qualified tutors to maximize your learning experience
  • Study conveniently with 24 hour access
  • Distance Learning Courses give you the freedom to study at your own pace, at the times of your choice
  • Payment Plans available

Free Fruit, Vegetable, Herbs ebook with every enrolment!

What could be nicer than eating fresh food straight from your garden? This full colour ebook will show you how to grow your own fruit, vegetables and herbs; saving you money and providing a source of joy and relaxation.

 

Attractive discounts apply for multiple course pathways [see our 'discounts and payment plan' page]

Contact one of our consultants for advice on the best combination of courses to achieve your goals: info@careerlinecourses.com or phone +1800 972 2268

 

Lessons

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction to Temperate Fruit Growing
    • Identify different types of fruit crops, which can be successfully grown in your region.
  2. Establishing an Orchard
    • Develop a plan for the establishment of an orchard.
  3. General Cultural Practices
    • Determine the cultural requirements for different fruit crops in your locality (Part A).
  4. Tree Fruits
    • Determine the cultural requirements for different fruit crops in your locality (Part B).
  5. Vines, Nuts & Berries
    • Determine the cultural requirements for different fruit crops in your locality (Part C).
  6. Citrus
    • Determine the cultural requirements for different fruit crops in your locality (Part D).
  7. Cultural Management of a Fruit Plantation or Orchard
    • Develop a calendar for cultural management of a fruit plantation, or orchard.
  8. Marketing Your Produce
    • Formulate appropriate methods for marketing specific fruit crops grown in your locality.

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

 

Aims

  • Identify different types of fruit crops, which can be successfully grown in your region.
  • Explain the nature of the fruit industry in your region (locality).
  • Determine the cultural requirements for different fruit crops.
  • Develop a plan for the establishment of an orchard.
  • Formulate appropriate methods for marketing specific fruit crops grown in your locality.
  • Develop a calendar for cultural management of a fruit plantation, or orchard.

 

Price: $575.00
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All enrolments included unlimited tutor support by email, all assignment marking and optional exam.