BASIS organic farming course - 14 – 17 June 2022

Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire

14th June 2022

Organic certifier, OF&G (Organic Farmers & Growers), in collaboration with independent awarding body, BASIS and agronomy advisers, Abacus Agriculture have announced 2022 dates for the newly launched Foundation Award in Organic Farming, following a successful pilot.

This year’s Harper Adams University accredited level four courses will each take place over four days.

A course will be run 14 – 17 June at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.

To learn more about the Foundation Award in Organic Farming visit the BASIS course information page.

To enquire about booking a place please contact


Syllabus for the BASIS Foundation Award in Organic Farming

Open to all farmers and advisors looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise specific to organic systems, the qualification will act as a stepping-stone towards more advanced certifications in the future.

The award will provide a comprehensive introduction to organic farming and organic legislation, primarily crop and livestock production, soil management and conversion planning.

Candidates will complete five modules via training delivered in small groups, supported by independent study, over four days.


Successful completion of the training, followed with a written examination, will allow candidates to join the BASIS Professional Register of Organic Farmers and Advisers as associate members, which demonstrates a commitment to professional development in the organic sector.


Information sheet