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  Bio-Dynamic Training Course Curriculums                              
offered by the BioDynamic Association of India (BDAI)

Class under Bunyan Tree

The Bio-Dynamic Association of India offers Basic and Advanced Training Courses in BD Agriculture all over India throughout the year. Courses are conducted by a team of instructors, including Peter Proctor, Rachel Pomeroy and practicing biodynamic farmers in India. At least one of the course instructors for every course speaks the vernacular language of the region in which the course is being held.

Courses are predominantly 'hands-on', with practical work supported by short theoretical inputs. The basic biodynamic agriculture techniques and methods are taught by doing. As far as possible training courses are held on functioning biodynamic farms, the resident farmer being one of the instructors.

BASIC TRAINING COURSE CURRICULUM
The crisis in modern agriculture and the increasing relevance of biodynamic farming.

 Biodynamic Preparations 500 and 501. Theory and Practice.
          1. Filling and Burying of Cow Horns - BD 500
          2. Stirring and Spreading BD 500
          3. Burying Horn Silica - BD 501
          4. Stirring and Spreading BD 501
 Biodynamic Preparations 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507
 Theory and Practicals Making:
          1. Biodynamic Compost
          2. Cow Pat Pit Manure (CPP)
          3. Liquid Manure
  The significance of the moon and planetary rhythms in agriculture.
  Soil science, soil fertility, plant pests & diseases, peppering.
  Weed control.
 Animal Husbandry in BD farming.
 How to convert a farm to biodynamic agriculture.

ADVANCED TRAINING COURSE CURRICULUM
Preparation of the Compost Preps - BD 502 thru 507

 

 Ladies Stirring
Trainees stirring BD 500

 Smelling BD500 Really, no cow dung smell! BD500

 Spreading BD500
Spreading BD500

 Making Liquid Manure
Making Liquid Manure

 Make a CPPit
Making a Cow Pat Pit

 Tripod Stirring
Tripod Stirring

  Stirring Vortex
Good job! Look at that vortex!

  Spraying BD501
Trainees spraying BD501

 Making Compost
Hey! We need the green now!

 Making Compost
Trainees making a compost heap.

 Mixing BD507
'Stirring' BD507.

 Mixing CPP
Mixing CPP

 Feeling Humus
Feel that Humus!

  Burying Horns
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