Hydroponic farming: More on growing leafy vegetables

We look at more leafy vegetables that are suitable for closed systems. It is very important that a thorough economic viability study be done before a crop is planted to make sure that the market to be supplied is also viable. Crops grown in tunnels should achieve higher prices on…

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Hydroponic farming: How to produce vegetable seedlings

Vegetables are essential for good health, and to ensure you get the best, you have to follow some sound principles for growing them – especially if you decide on hydroponics. Vegetable crops may be seeded directly in the field or planted in seedling beds and transplanted later. Crops that are…

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Marketing tips: Supplying fresh produce markets

We’ve seen that successful fresh produce marketing is a lot like going to school… starting at the bottom and working through the grades, gaining knowledge and experience as we go. In this article we look at the next important ‘grade’. The step up from the previous marketing options we covered…

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Marketing tips: Options to market your fruit and vegetables

Any serious farmer wants to get the best and most out of every production unit. Here 3 of marketing choices for a fresh produce farmer. Marketing fruit and vege¬tables is a bit like going to school… you have to start at the bottom and work your way up to “qualify”…

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