Module 1: Types of Large Scale High Tech Indoor Farm Systems

  • Explain key principles of large scale indoor farms
  • Explain importance of business sustainability

 

Module 2: Calculate Cost of Set up and maintain an Indoor Farm

  • Describe types of set up costs
  • Describe types of maintain costing
  • Explain investment costs and when can the business break even

 

Module 3: Crop Varieties

  • List crop varieties suitable for indoor farming
  • Determine crop yield
  • Determine crop schedule

 

Module 3: Flexibility of Systems Based on Market Demand

  • Explain how your indoor farming system can be adapted based on crop varieties demand changes

 

Module 4: Packaging Materials

  • Describe suitable packaging materials for distribution of crops


Module 5: Marketing of Indoor Farm Produce

  • Determine marketing channels
  • Explains types of distribution channels
  • Explain differences between distribution channels

Module 1: Propagation of Crops for Indoor Farming

  • Describe types of seeds available to growers and their advantages
  • Explain principles of seed dormancy and maximizing germination for seeds

Module 2: Photosynthesis and Respiration in Indoor Farming

  • Describe the detailed process in photosynthesis and how it affects crop growth indoor farming
  • Explain the light colors and its effect on photosynthesis for crops
  • Describe relationship between respiration, temperature and the effect on net photosynthesis in crop growth

Module 3: Temperature, Humidity and CO2 in Indoor Farming

  • Explain differences between relative humidity and absolute humidity
  • Describe potential crop growth rate
  • Describe principles of managing Temperature, humidity, and CO2

Module 4: Nutrient Management

  • Describe nutrient requirements for crops (leafy vegetables)
  • List different types of nutrient applicable for indoor farming

Module 5: Crop Nutrient Analysis

  • Calculate the nutrient formulation based on crop type
  • Explain procedure to prepare nutrient for crops

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