New and Upcoming Courses

Learning that fits your life

Our specialty is capturing opportunities and building relationships to offer extended learning programs in agriculture. We deliver credit and non-credit certificate programs, short courses and workshops in formats that work for you. Our courses are available through distance education, at various training locations or right here on campus.

Modern Beekeeper

In this two-day module, you will become familiar with the Atlantic Canadian Bee Industry including pertinent regulations. You will gain a good understanding and application of bee biology and look at business costs surrounding successful and profitable production.

Truro- In class- Module 1: The Busyness of Bees April 13-14, 2019

Pesticides Applicators Certification

This four-day course is excellent preparation if you are writing the Pesticide Applicator's Examination. You will learn the basic principles and practices of safe use, handling and storage of pesticides.  Information is presented about the ground application of pesticides but does not include aerial spraying.

Truro- In class - April 9-12, 2019

Master Gardener Summer School 

Summer School is a 5 day course that allows students the opportunity for hands on activities and to meet the instructor from the Master Gardener certificate! Students who wish to become Atlantic Master Gardeners, this course is a requirement for the certificate. 

Truro- In class - July 8-12, 2019

Summer Credit Courses

Summer credit courses take place on the Agricultural Campus in Truro, NS.  A listing of the offerings are found below. Dalhousie students register through Dal Online. Non-Dalhousie students can register be contacting

Truro- In class- Various dates

Summer Preparatory Online Courses

If you are a current Dalhousie student or have applied to Dalhousie, you can register for these courses through Dal Online.  If you are not a Dalhousie student, please contact or 902-893-6666 to register.

Online- July 4- August 30, 2019


Be sure to check back often for updates.