The Sustainable Livestock Production Systems course will explore various livestock production systems and the opportunities and challenges of implementing sustainable practices. Through eight weeks of interactive, online sessions and discussions, delivered through the University of Reading’s Virtual Learning Environment, you will develop a detailed understanding of environmental, social, and economic factors associated with Sustainability across various livestock sectors.
After completing the course, you will have an excellent understanding of sustainability factors impacting livestock production systems. You will identify specific issues relating to pig, poultry, dairy, and ruminant meat production systems. The course will be of particular use to professionals working with livestock and looking to develop Sustainability and be relevant to anyone across the food industry looking to increase their understanding of these topics.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
• Critically evaluate the challenges and opportunities facing different livestock sectors
• Critically assess measures to improve the Sustainability of a livestock production system
• Use appropriate tools to identify reliable information and literature on this topic
Course Provider: University of Reading
Course Date: This course commences each October
Course Delivery: Distance Learning – 8-week online course
Course Fee: £700