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Crops Courses

Distance Learning Crop Production Courses for farmers and horticulturists, including field crops, vegetables, fruit, nuts, berries, viticulture, mushrooms and more.

  • BERRY PRODUCTION BHT309
    Learn to grow strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, brambles and other berry fruit. Online course covers propagation, culture, weed control and irrigation, harvesting and marketing.
  • Lessons icon 8 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • CERTIFICATE IN FRUIT GROWING VHT047
    Learn about the different types of growing systems and requirements of crops with the Certificate In Fruit Growing. Study Citrus, Pome & Stone Fruits, sub tropical fruits, berries, nuts, grapes and more.
  • Modules icon 6 modules
  • Duration icon 600 hours
  • Qualification icon Certificate
  • CUT FLOWER ORCHIDS VHT240
    Learn to grow orchid flowers commercially; in a greenhouse, or shade house. Study culture, growing structures, harvest, post harvest and marketing for many commercial orchid genera.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • CUT FLOWER PRODUCTION BHT221
    Learn to grow cut flowers; flower initiation and development, soils, nutrition, pest management, harvest, post harvest, greenhouse and outdoor growing and other cultural practices.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • GREENHOUSE CUT FLOWERS VHT239
    Learn to grow cut flowers in greenhouses. Study the way environmental conditions affect flower production, and how to control the greenhouse environment for many types of flowers.
  • Lessons icon 12 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • MUSHROOM PRODUCTION BHT310
    Learn to grow mushrooms by distance education - focusing on Agaricus (the common champignon or button mushroom); but also dealing with many other types.
  • Lessons icon 8 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • NUT PRODUCTION BHT219
    Commercial Nut Production online course. Learn to propagate, grow, harvest and market: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, pecans, pistachios, chestnuts and more.
  • Lessons icon 8 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • PROTECTED PLANT PRODUCTION BHT223
    Learn to grow plants in greenhouses, shade houses, sheds or other protective structures. Study different structures, environment control equipment and methods and crop applications.
  • Lessons icon 7 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • VITICULTURE BHT220
    Learn to grow grape vines and vineyard management. Understand different cultivars, climate and soils, pruning, weed and pest management, wines and more.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • WARM CLIMATE NUTS BHT308
    Learn to grow tropical nuts including cashews, macadamias, peanuts, pecans and others. Understand their culture, propagation, harvest and use.
  • Lessons icon 8 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment