5-day Training for Commercial Growers

Our consultancy services in production include:

Design

  • Complete design and specification of growing environment and hydroponic ¬†¬†¬†systems.
  • Independent auditing of proposed designs for greenhouse.
  • Design of cooling systems.
  • Optional -Supply of local and imported equipment/accessories.

Plant Nutrition

  • Formulation of Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions for specific crops and environments.
  • Monitoring nutrient status (feed water, run-off water) through laboratory and new onsite technologies.
  • Trouble shooting nutrient problems and developing/monitoring correction strategies.
  • Altering nutrient solutions due to climatic conditions.
  • Media selection.
  • Water suitability.

Irrigation

  • Timing/rates of application.
  • Water quality.
  • System design, testing and maintenance.
  • Nutrient delivery systems utilizing the latest online control systems.

System Management

  • Greenhouse and equipment disinfection, sanitation and staff hygiene protocols.
  • Organic/inorganic media management.
  • Media hygiene.
  • Water treatment.
  • Cocopeat production systems.

Pest and Disease Management

  • Monitoring pest and disease levels.
  • Management programs (preventive and control measures).
  • Chemical selection and application management.

Crop Management

  • Pruning and training systems.
  • Crop loading.
  • Plant density, light interception.
  • Varietal selection.
  • Staff training in crop management.

Marketing Plan

  • Target markets
  • Determine distribution methods or channels to market
  • Evaluate pricing strategy
  • Determine advertising and promotional activities
  • Evaluate product enhancements and/or product repositioning