Ten main reasons for hydroponic greenhouse failures

At the recent aquaponics & smart greenhouse technologies conference, Prof.Gert Venter, a professional in the fields of Hydroponics and Greenhouse Technology (HGT) on a global scale, discussed the key reasons for greenhouse project failures. We GROW with our clients to ensure they become successful growers. 1. Weak or non-existent Business Plan 2. Lack of expertise & […]

Greenhouse Smart Technology Conference | 10 -11 April 2019

Come and join us in Stellenbosch, where NFT Hydro will chair Day 1,  of the Aquaponics & Greenhouse Smart Technology Conference & discuss Commercial Urban Farming & Greenhouse Equipment and Technologies. Hydroponic Equipment This 2-day Symposium will delve on AgTech, Vermiculture, Aquaponics and Greenhouse Technologies. It will also look into the design and construction of Hydroponic Greenhouses. […]

Commercial Hydroponics

In a 10 x 30m greenhouse, growing herbs & lettuce you will harvest 4320 plants every 2-3-4 weeks with a potential of 26 harvests a year. We design greenhouse layouts for all our customers to optimize the growing space and ensure maximum yield & production. What will you GROW?  Contact us: info@nfthydro.co.za    

Hydroponics in Namibia

With an average of 300 days of sunshine annually Namibia is one of the sunniest countries in worldwide. It is therefore understandable that people of Namibia are turning towards Hydroponics to provide fresh produce in a country that this is very hard to obtain. Only growing her 2nd crop, (see photo) but our young grower Larissa is making […]

Hydroponics system grows crops with 90% less water

Save water with our Hydroponic Systems As climate change begins to pose new challenges for conventional outdoor food production methods, hydroponic farming is fast gaining popularity in Africa & South Africa. One of the most important advantages of Hydroponic culture inside the Greenhouse is the possibility to save water with the irrigation system. Up to 90% of water is saved in […]

Hydroponics Growing Trends To Change Agriculture

Hydroponics today, is promising to be one of the most innovative, profit centers in the future. It could create new jobs, support services and capacity to feed the world. Although the industry has its fair share of naysayers, the hydroponics farm costs, margins and profits may convince entrepreneurs otherwise. Low Market Penetration at this stage  At this point, […]

The easiest crop to GROW hydroponically

Basil thrives very well in our NFT systems, and it is indeed among the most grown herbs in Hydroponics. Once this plant reaches the mature stage, you harvest and trim it weekly.  Once basil flowers, its leaves lose their flavor, but regularly cropping it can prevent flowering and provide a fresh harvest of the foliage. Cropping the plant also keeps it compact and encourages […]

Growing Fresh Produce in Namibia

Namibia’s potential for agriculture is severely limited due to climatic and soil factors. During the past five years agricultural output has been seriously constrained by recurring drought, floods, locusts, insects and worm invasions. No wonder there is such an increase in the demand for growing Hydroponically in Namibia. Grow Fresh Hydroponic Produce in Africa Contact […]

Growing Hydroponic Basil

Basil is the most popular culinary herb that is produced hydroponically. Hydroponic production not only allows basil to be produced fresh and flavorful year round, but also, the growth is much faster compared to the field production. Propagating basil in OASIS® Horticubes® XL* ensures uniform germination and growth, without any concerns of disease-causing pathogens. Following are the salient features […]