n Farmer’s Weekly - How to achieve profitable hydroponic production : farming for tomorrow

Volume 2016, Issue 16016
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



For hydroponic farming to be profitable, close attention must be paid to crop management and water use efficiency. The good news is that tunnel farmers can improve these aspects of production without extensive capital outlay, according to Herbert Stolker, a consultant for Dutch hydroponic advisory company, Delphy. Stolker, who specialises in tomato, pepper and cucumber production, was a speaker at the recent Undercover Farming Conference and Expo in Johannesburg.

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