AmHydro’s Intro to Hydroponic Crop Production: October 11th and 12th
In this interactive 2-day course, you’ll learn the basics of running a commercial hydroponic farm and business from industry leaders. With this knowledge, you’ll be better equipped to grow and sell produce to your local community. This event is taught by actual commercial growers in both a seminar setting as well as a full commercial hydroponic production facility. Numerous previous attendees have gone on to launch successful commercial businesses!
COST: $995 for 2 Attendees
HOSTED BY: American Hydroponics
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- The history of hydroponics
- How hydroponics effects the world today
- What is controlled environment agriculture (CEA)
- Basics of hydroponic farming
- Pest & disease control
- How to market your produce
- FSMA Food Safety Compliance
THIS IS AN INTIMATE, HANDS-ON COURSE, WITH LIMITED SPACE FOR 20 PARTICIPANTS.
Press Release after most recent class:
AmHydro holds several 2-day seminars each year in various locations across the US, featuring classroom, lecture, and “hands-on” knowledge provided by successful commercial growers and industry leaders. In addition to hydroponic growing techniques, attendees also were immersed in classes on building a CEA business, managing operations, and food safety protocols. A highly diverse group attended, which included representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture and Climate Change from the African country of Burkina Faso (travelling over 7,000 miles!), a large scale grain farmer from Kansas, fruit plantation owners from Jamaica, and the owner of a West Virginia hydroponic farming business.
After leaving the classroom setting, the group ventured to a nearby commercial hydroponic greenhouse where they participated in seeding, transplanting, harvesting, and biological pest control practices. Joe Swartz, VP of Amhydro explains, “the goal here is to provide participants with a well-rounded understanding of building and operating a controlled environment agriculture business.” He adds, “understanding proper horticultural practices, ag-related business management, and food safety/regulatory issues are all critically important to the success of your operation. We strive to provide sound, time-tested systems and procedures based on our successful experience as commercial growers ourselves.”
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