Learn to grow a very wide range of legumes primarily as food crops, for humans or animals with the 100 hour course on broadacre legume crops. Legumes are all members of the Fabaceae plant family which range from tall trees to vegetables and fodder plants.
Legumes are some of the most important agronomic crops grown widely, in most countries and climates across the world and legumes are an essential component of the world’s food supply.
This course helps you to better know what to grow, where and how to harvest and store the crops that are farmed.
How do you grow legumes for food crops?
This course will help you understand how to grow legume crops that will be used as food either for human or animal consumption. When you understand the ideal growing conditions for legumes as broadacre crops, you will be able to select the right crop for the conditions for where the crop will be grow. Making better decisions about the kind of crop to grow and how to get the most out of your crop, will result in a high yeild and a profitable business.
This course helps you learn how to grow peas, beans, lupins, soybeans, alfalfa, soybeans, chickpeas and other legumes
What will you be able to do when you finish this course?
When you have completed this course, you will understand the many different legume crops that you could grow and the ideal growing conditions for each.
You will finish this course with a level of understanding that can help you start growing legume crops, or as start to your agronomy career. This course is also ideal for professional development for those wanting to diversify their crop knowledge or for businesses that support the agriculture industry.
What makes this course a great choice?
This course is a great choice for anyone wanting to study agronomy and more specifically legumes in their own time and at their own pace. This content provided in this course allows you to tailor your learning for your growing region which can be tailored in the set tasks and assignment work. You are supported all the way through your learning by your tutor, who has extensive knowledge in agronomy.
Why would you study this course?
You want to learn about agronomic growing practices for legume broadacre crops in your own time and at your own pace. This course is ideal for starting out your agronomy career or learning path or even for professional development.