Mushroom

 

2016 MUSHROOM GROWING AS A BUSINESS, HANDS ON

TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT!!!

 

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has established a Mushroom Growing resources Centre to cater for this fast growing segment in Agricultural products.

 

JKUAT having high-qualified personnel is the first Kenyan Institution to develop the mushroom seed (spawn).

 

Due to public demand, the University has developed a comprehensive training programme at the University Campus for training growing of the most popular mushrooms – BUTTONS, at JKUATES.

 

1.  Course content.

The programme will include, Raw materials selection, production technologies, gross margin analysis,climate control, growing structures, packaging, preservation, Pest/ diseases, Utilisation, marketing, post harvest and quality control of fresh mushroom.

 

2.  Who to attend:

·         People who wish to start mushroom growing as a business.

·         Those people already working in mushroom growing establishments and like to improve on their skills.

·         People in extension services who would like to train in mushroom growing skills for training others.

 

3.  Course Dates: - JKUATES

           JAN 27-29, FEB 24-26, MAR 23-25, APRIL 27-29, MAY 25-27, JUN 22-24,

JULY 27-29, AUG 24-26, SEPT 21-23, OCT 19-21, NOV 23-25, DEC 07-09-2016. From 9am to 5pm.

 

 

     5.  Course Charges

                 KShs. 10,000/= per participant.

 

Accommodation and meals - each participant to make own arrangement.

Call now for booking at

JKUAT Enterprises Limited

P.O. Box 62,000 00200

NAIROBI

                               

                   

Contact person,

Patrick kanyi muchiri- 0721167244/0724256696

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