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Explore how innovative, digital technologies can help achieve sustainable intensification of arable farming systems with Innovation in Arable Farming - Technologies for Sustainable Farming Systems at EIT Food by FutureLearn.

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Overview

Intensification of arable farming systems can be achieved through the adoption of innovative technologies, without negatively impacting the environment. However, uptake of these technologies by farmers across the EU has been limited.

Key facts:

On Innovation in Arable Farming - Technologies for Sustainable Farming Systems at EIT Food by FutureLearn , you’ll explore evidence-based information that outlines the benefits and challenges of adopting new technologies within the EU, and have the chance to read case study examples of some of these applications.You’ll learn from other farmers who have already adopted agri-tech on their farm and hear how they overcame any barriers to adoption.You’ll also evaluate the potential of agri-tech to enhance production while meeting environmental and social responsibilities.

Programme Structure

Syllabus:

  • Technology and sustainability
  • Precision techniques and economic sustainability
  • Social and environmental sustainability

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course would appeal to individuals working in the agricultural industry – including farmers, growers, and other primary producers.
  • It would also benefit environmental sector workers, farm advisors, agronomists, agricultural extension workers, inputs supply companies, agri-tech developers, and others who wish to develop their knowledge in this expanding area.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.

It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade  and receive a digital certificate for $15.83/month. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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