Veld Management Course

Africa Land-Use Training presents a 5 day course on Veld Management.

Veld Management Course

Africa Land-Use Training presents a 5 day course on Veld Management.

Date: 28 October – 1 November 2013
Venue: Africa Land-Use Training farm, Modimolle/Nylstroom,
Cost: R 3 500.00 per person (accommodation excluded)
Presenter:  Africa Land-Use Training
Waterberg district, Limpopo province

ABOUT THE COURSE
This course aims to train the learner on the principles and practices needed to ensure good veld management and improving the carrying capacity on a property (see course content on next page for more info). All people directly or indirectly involved in land management will benefit from this course. Learners who wish to be assessed and successfully complete the training will receive credit baring certificates under the jurisdiction of AgriSETA. It is a NQF 4 course and the minimum required qualification to enrol is grade 11.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Africa Land-Use Training is an AgriSETA accredited training provider. Its vision is to make a meaningful contribution to food security in Africa by providing excellent quality training. Africa Land-Use Training is based in the Waterberg district of the Limpopo province, but provides training in all parts of Southern Africa.

COURSE CONTENT
The course includes theoretical and practical training as well as a farm visit. The following modules

Module 1 – Introduction to veld management
This module looks at what veld management entails and discusses the important legislation dealing directly or indirectly with veld management.

Module 2 – The natural resources
This module looks at the natural resources we utilise during extensive animal production. The main natural resources discussed in this module include soil and geology, vegetation, water and climate.

Module 3 –Veld management principles and processes
This module looks at the important principles and processes that need to be understood to effectively manage veld and natural resources in general. Once these principles are
understood the veld manager will be able to see the veld in a different way and make the right decisions at the right time.

Module 4 – Veld management practices
This module looks at important veld management practices needed for good veld
management and for improving the carrying capacity of a farm in general. These practices include aspects such as farm planning, grazing management, fire management, veld condition monitoring and the control of unwanted plants.  This module also includes veld management plans and programs that can be used to assist the land manager throughout the year to improve management on the farm.

RESERVATIONS
To book for the course please complete and fax the reservation form below to 086 531 6075. Reservation is complete once payment is successfully done. If payment cannot be arranged in time please contact us for other arrangements.  Additional information, such as directions to venue and program will be send after registration or on request.
A list of nearby accommodation options can be provided on request. A minimum of 10 and maximum of 20 people will be enrolled. For any further queries contact us at 078 228 0008 or info@alut.co.za.

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