• During these difficult times of COVID gardening and farming is more important than ever to eat nutritious food and build immunity.
  • Hydrilla has enabled gardeners and farmers through training programs for more than two years. To continue this endeavour we are taking our classes online.
  • This advanced Hydroponics and Aquaponics sessions will be a combination of live classroom sessions and farm videos.
  • The course is conducted for a span of 2 weeks and continues with after support and guidance until you can do practical hands-on. Wishing you best of luck in your journey as a grower!

Online Workshop Content

Day - 1 : July 5th

Day - 2 : July 12th

Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM


Day-1 Agenda

    Introduction
  • Introduction to soilless farming methods
  • Introduction to hydroponics and aquaponics
  • Comparison to growing in soil
    Plant growth and nutrition requirements
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Photosynthesis; minerals and nutrients
  • Plant nutrition – Macro and Micronutrients
  • Impact of light, humidity, O2, CO2, other climatic conditions
  • The role of pH and EC in plant growth
  • Inorganic salts and dynamics - How salts are balanced in a system
  • Video - understanding pH and EC test kits and values
    Hydroponic Systems
  • Various Hydroponics Systems
  • Hydroponics system classification criteria
  • Closed and open systems techniques
  • NFT, DWC, Dutch Bucket and other small-scale systems
  • Systems layout
  • Strengths and weaknesses of various systems
  • Soilless media types and properties
    Plant Culture and Disease management
  • Seedling culture for various crops
  • Transplanting and spacing
  • Disease management – Abiotic vs Biotic
  • Identifying nutritional disorders and corrections
  • Pest and diseases in controlled environments
  • Hydroponics videos in the farm

Day-2 Agenda

    Aquaponics
  • Understanding Aquaponics and nutrition
  • Nitrogen cycle – role of Bacteria
  • Water quality parameters related to Aquaponics
  • Recirculating Aquaponics systems and principles
  • Multiloop Aquaponics systems and design principles
  • Fish Culture
  • Aquaponics Videos in the farm
    Greenhouse Operation & Management
  • Growing crops in greenhouses
  • Fertigation systems
  • Horticultural management in a greenhouse
  • Greenhouse and other growing structures
  • Environmental Control - Heating/Cooling, Lighting/Shading
  • Environmental Control – Humidity and natural ventilation
  • Horticultural lighting
  • IOT automation prospects in greenhouses
    Business plan - Plan a hydroponic or aquaponic enterprise
  • Commercial farm business plan
  • Capex and Opex case study
  • Market survey, farm sizing, crop selection and management
  • References, resources and contacts
    Q & A
    Conclusions and wrap up
    Notes
  • 2 days of in-depth training covering from beginner to advanced level
  • Content that you cannot get from internet and youtube videos but with only practical experience
  • Access to resource materials, videos, commercial project plans
  • Support (phone/whatsapp/email) after training enabling growers to get help in farming journey
  • Free visit to the farm in Bangalore
  • The course is given in English, basic knowledge of English is sufficient
  • Training materials will be provided during the course
  • Certificate will provide for all participants

Register on +91-9108498102

Pricing information:Rs 6000/- per person (lunch and snacks) & + 18% GST

Bank Details

Nandigari Home Solutions Pvt Ltd

A/C No: 50200014630694

IFSC Code:HDFC0001993

HSR Layout, HDFC bank