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Growing Grains - Agronomy Course

Grow grains and cereals - Agronomy course from ACS Distance Education specialising in growing cereals and grains.

Our Agronomy II course covers not only cereals but also pulses (e.g. beans) and pseudo grains (e.g. Quinoa), which makes this course attractive for those wishing to get into growing newer crops and different markets.

Grains are a major part of farming world-wide and are a very significant food for both human and animal consumption. This is a very large industry, that encompasses not only the most common grains such as wheat and rice, but also many dozens of other grain crops such as Amaranth and Soybeans.

The Agronomy II course covers the following topics:

  1. Introduction to grains
  2. Cereal/grain infrastructure and machinery requirements
  3. Wheat, triticale, spelt, barley, oats, rye
  4. Maize, Sorghum, millet
  5. Rice
  6. Pulse crops
  7. Pseudo cereals
  8. Processing grains for human consumption
  9. Grains for livestock consumption

Students can enrol into our course at any time. Our courses are self-paced with tutor support available when you need it.

Agronomy courses available now from ACS Distance Education include:

Agronomy I

Agronomy II

Agronomy III - Root Crops

Certificate in Agronomy


Ask a question - Phone us today on 01384 442752 or submit your questions to our specialist Agriculture tutors - they will be pleased to answer your questions and explain more to you about our courses.

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