Mexico: growers sign pact with University to train workers

Mexico official affirmed that for greenhouse agriculture to be profitable, it is important to have qualified labourers and access to technical advice; additionally, there needs to be a lower dependency on agrochemicals.

Due to this, a pact is signed between growers and the Michoacano University of San Nicolás de Hidalgo, so that experts from this institution can train and supervise greenhouse personnel. These, in turn, will have the task of developing the capacities of greenhouse producers, so that they can obtain a better yield from their crops, which will increase profitability.

Officials also stated that the problem of greenhouse agriculture in Mexico is the high initial investment necessary, although profitability is greater and the investment can be recouped within 6 years.

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