Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course and assessment you would be able to answer/discuss the below questions with a lot more clarity and confidence.

  1. What is the best approach to making crop choice & crop variety decisions? 
  2. What criteria should farmers used to get the most appropriate seeds for their cropping?
  3. What is the difference between a chemical and organic fertiliser? When to use what type of fertiliser? 
  4. What method/s will ensure optimal fertiliser usage? 
  5. What are different ways to irrigate a crop? What criteria should farmers use to choose the irrigation method? 
  6. What are pests? What are different pest management methods/techniques? 
  7. What are crop diseases? How do you manage crop diseases? What digital innovations are supporting effective disease management? 
  8. What are weeds? What are different weed management methods/techniques? 
  9. What criteria should a farmer adopt in making his harvesting decision?
  10. What are the best practices to adopt for harvesting? 
  11. What preparations should a farmer make in relation to getting optimal price (returns) for their produce?
  12. What measures can a farmer adopt to minimise losses post harvesting? 

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