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    BASIS Diploma in Agronomy

    The breadth and scope of knowledge needed for crop protection sales and advice grows every year. New products, new techniques and the way that crop protection fits with other farm and crop management activities all add to the skills needed by those involved in sales and advice for Crop...
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    Storekeeper and related courses

    The storage of Plant Protection Products is a highly regulated industry with guidelines stipulated in UK laws, DEFRA’s Code of Practice and assurance schemes. The requirement for professional stores to have storekeepers with a Certificate of Competence forms part of these regulations. The BASIS...
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    Wildlife Aware and Pest Control Courses

    Controlling pests which could potentially endanger our health, food supply, the environment and wildlife, is an extremely important service in both urban and rural environments. However, it is crucial that this work is carried out in a responsible way by highly trained individuals to ensure...
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    Environment training courses

    The BETA Conservation Management course covers all aspects of environmental management; including habitat creation, soil management, IPM and Water Quality. Current and future government-led environmental schemes and legislation is also covered. It is therefore ideally suited for all farm...
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    BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection IPM

    These courses cover a wide range of topics including all aspects of agronomy and crop production, with a focus on IPM. They have been designed for agronomists, advisers, technical staff and other roles which involve the advice and supply of plant protection products. They are also extremely...
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    BASIS Foundation Courses

    The BASIS Foundation courses are ideally suited for individuals who are starting their career in agronomy and crop production, especially those with limited previous experience. For many they act as a ‘steppingstone’ towards more in-depth BASIS courses. The BASIS Foundation courses provide you...
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    Becoming an agronomist

    There are no specific entry requirements for a career in agronomy sector, however good general agricultural knowledge and some industry experience is considered most important. A-level qualifications, or equivalent, in the sciences is also advantageous. Certain employers may prefer individuals...
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    BASIS Prospectus

    BASIS plays a key role in the training and certification of people who work in the pesticide and fertiliser sectors. It sets the syllabuses and examination standards and maintains a list of Approved Trainers, Colleges and Training Providers who offer suitable training modules. Courses range...
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    BASIS Points Available Webinar - 11th June - Precision Farming Application - 18:00 18:45

    Precision Farming Application Watch now - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/813666498759580943 Chaired by Christopher Horne, Department of International Trade Precision farming technologies haven’t been as widely adopted as many hoped. This session explores the practicalities...
  10. Agrimetrics

    BASIS Points Available Webinar - 11th June - Digital and Data Innovation - 15:30 to 16:15

    Digital and Data Innovation Chaired by Dr Anthony John, Department of International Trade This session explores the latest innovations in digital and data – and how farmers can access the value that lies in disruptive technologies. • Matthew Smith, Agrimetrics discusses getting the most from...
  11. Yara UK

    BASIS Points Available Webinar - 11th June - Sustainable Crop Health - 14:15 to 15:00

    Sustainable Crop Health Watch here - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1030037192966332175 Chaired by Christopher Horne, Department of International Trade This session explores the new technologies in crop disease and fertiliser management including smart tools, new products and...
  12. Syngenta UK

    BASIS Points Available Webinar - 11th June - Plant Breeding Innovations - 13:00 to 13:45

    Plant Breeding Innovations Watch here - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8823820912851849231 Chaired by Anthony John, Department of International Trade This session explores the opportunity that plant breeding techniques such as gene editing and sequencing, alongside increasing...
  13. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    BASIS Points Available Webinar - 11th June - The Arable Market Outlook - 10:30 to 11:15

    The Arable Market Outlook https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8971384169392356879 Chaired by Paul Temple, AHDB The speakers in the session bring the latest insights and market outlooks for the international, domestic and emerging crop markets Amy Reynolds, IGC International...
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    BASIS Points Available Webinar - 11th June - New Specialist Crop Markets - 08:00 08:45

    New Specialist Crop Markets https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2973028170873386508 Fill in your details to watch on demand. Chaired by Matt Culley, NFU Crops Board Consumer interest in different grains, healthy proteins and green energy is opening up new cropping opportunities...
  15. Agricology

    BASIS and NRoSO Points Available Webinar - 10th June - Non-Chemical Solutions - 13:00 to 13:45

    Non-Chemical Solutions Chaired by Tom Allen-Stevens, CPM Editor With the pesticide armoury available to UK arable growers shrinking fast due to regulation or resistance, this session explores other cost-effective solutions to tackle weeds, pests and disease. • Dr Roma Gwynn of BioRationale...
  16. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    BASIS Points Available Webinar - 10th June - Adapting to ELMS - 11:45 to 12:30

    Adapting to ELMS Chaired by Martin Grantley-Smith, AHDB’s Director of Cereals and Oilseeds The Government’s Agriculture Bill places environment and other public benefits at the heart of any new support (ELMS) for UK farmers. This session explores how arable businesses can, or are, adjusting...
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    BASIS Points Available Webinar - 10th June - New era, new challenges - 10:30 to 11:15

    New era, new challenges, new opportunities Chaired by Jane King, AHDB What impact will Coronavirus have now and in the future for UK farmers, food security and global trade • Victoria Prentis, DEFRA Minister of Agriculture, provides an update on the Government's support for farmers in...
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    BASIS Points Available Webinar - 10th June - Delivering Natural Capital - 09:15 to 10:00

    Delivering Natural Capital Chaired by Cath Crowther, CLA Eastern Regional Director Farmers can play a key role in managing ecosystem services for society; from carbon sequestration to flood risk management, air and water quality. There’s an emerging market for natural capital. This session...
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    BASIS and NRoSO Points Available Webinar - 10th June - Getting More from Less - 08:00 to 08:45

    Getting More from Less Chaired by Karl Schneider, Editor of Farmers Weekly With resistance to pesticides increasingly compromising control, this session explores new strategies to get ‘more from less’ in managing weeds, pests and disease. • AHDB’s Paul Neve looks at smarter solutions for...
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