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Agricultural Erosion Control Structures: A Design and Construction Course


The Agricultural Erosion Control Structures is a 5-day blended learning program that includes a classroom and online component.

  • Home Study Guide elearning course, including a copy Agricultural Erosion Control Structures: A Design and Construction Manual, Publication 832 (2 hours)
  • Agricultural Erosion Control Structures: A Design and Construction classroom training (4.5 days)
  • Exam (0.5 Days)

The  Agricultural Erosion Control Structures Course will provide you with the skills to recognize and analyze soil erosion problems on agricultural lands. This course prepares you to do your own designs, and helps you recognize which situations require more specialized professional design.

We will use AgErosion, a software application, produced by OMAFRA, to assist the design of agricultural erosion control structures. A Certificate of Completion is granted to particpants that:

  1. Complete the eLearning course prior to joining the classroom training.
  2. Attend all days of the classroom training.
  3. Achieve a score of 60% or higher on the exam.

Successful participantsare also granted access to the AgErosion software used in the classroom.

March 6 - 10, 2023

Location: Marden Community Centre
7368 Wellington Road 30
Guelph  ON  N1H 6J2
Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm; Tues-Thurs 8:30am - 5:00pm; Fri 8:30am - 4:00pm


    $ 446.35 (includes HST).  

    Fee includes the cost of the course and examLunch is provided. You are responsible for your own accommodations.



    Participants must have ONE of the following to be admitted into the course.  You may be contacted for additional details regarding your prerequisites.

    • a valid Class "A" machine operator license (drainage licence)
    • Certificate of Completion for the Primary Drainage Course
    • a surveying program or course at a recognized college, university or equivalent

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    Reviewed 12/12/2022