Qatar: Greenhouse fertigation workshop draws 20 agronomists and farm managers

Qatar Fertiliser Company (Qafco), Agrico and Yara International jointly conducted a ‘Greenhouse Fertigation' workshop for 20 experienced agronomists and farm managers from Qatar at the Hydroponic Trial and Demonstration Centre in Al Khor recently.

The workshop was one of the initiatives undertaken in line with a co-operation agreement that the parties signed in October last year.

The Trial and Demonstration Centre occupies an area of more than 4,000 m2 and its purpose is to develop and demonstrate the most sustainable crop management systems suitable for Qatar to the local farming community.

The workshop covered theoretical and practical aspects of fertigation management for hydroponic systems, which are becoming more popular in Qatar for growing vegetables.

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