Nut Farming and Nut Culture
For the enthusiast or commercial grower.
Gain a sound foundation for growing a wide variety of nuts, particularly in temperate climates. This course also provides opportunities for you to focus more on types of nuts that are of greater interest and relevance to you.
Nuts have some distinct advantages over other crops:
- Long shelf life (so you don't need to sell them quickly) or use costly storage or processing to extend the marketing period
- High in protein - nutritionally intensive foods
A detailed study on nut growing with the opportunity to specialise, to some degree, according to your interests.
Nuts can be grown in most parts of the world - there are species suited to a variety of climates.
Nuts are an exceptionally valuable food crop that can be harvested and stored for long periods and can also be processed into a variety of products. These characteristics make them particularly useful for commercial growers, for the home gardener, or those striving towards self sufficiency.
according to your interests. Eight lessons cover culture, site selection and planning, common and uncommon nut varieties, propagation, soils, pests and diseases, harvesting, and more.