Date: Tentative: Saturday, 15th January, 2022, 9 a.m. -12 p.m.
Location: Agrico farm, Al Khor
The Hydroponics Workshop is a 3-hours hydroponics training program that incorporates teaching and demonstration to provide participants with everything they need to know to begin hydroponics at home. This science-based workshop explains what makes hydroponics work, how simple systems can be built using low-cost materials, and the best practices for producing big, tasty vegetables and herbs at home with minimal fuss.
The workshop consists of:
A theoretical part, presented by the experts of Agrico inside a classroom and then a practical part around their greenhouses, to help the students become familiar with hydroponic growing systems in a controlled environment greenhouse.
A practical part, where students will learn through hands-on practice how to assemble a home hydroponic unit, as per their space requirements.
Participants will learn about Agrico’s vine and leafy crop production systems as well as being introduced to the central elements of hydroponic greenhouse design and management.
Agrico was established more than 70 years ago and is one of Qatar’s original food companies cultivating and innovating nutritious foods for families across Qatar and the rest of the world.
Agrico organic farm is located only 58km from Doha, delivering the freshest fruit, vegetables and seafoods daily to over 1,400 supermarkets, caterers, restaurants, cafes and hotels.
Agrico’s vision is to develop the future of farming. Using the most cutting edge thinking from around the world combined with our local knowledge and technology, they are able to grow all year round and use less water and electricity. Agrico offers potential farmers a turnkey solution or fully customized farming systems. Everything from access to this know-how, farm planning & set-up, growth management, harvest & distribution, farm management & maintenance.