Mushroom Production Online Course

From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks

Duration

100 hrs (12 months)

Exam

Optional

Tutor Support

Yes unlimited by email

Qualification

Certificate

Clear

About this Course

There are many different types of mushrooms. To understand the culture of one gives you a head start to understanding others. In this 100-hour course, you will focus on the most widely cultivated mushroom (ie. Agaricus).

This course is suitable for:

  • anyone interested in growing mushrooms
  • self sufficiency growers
  • commercial mushroom producers

This online course provides a valuable introduction to a wide range of mushrooms; and can be used as a starting point for growing any of these.

Course Aims:

  • Classify different varieties of fungi which are commonly eaten
  • Determine the techniques used in the culture of edible mushrooms
  • Explain the harvesting of a mushroom crop
  • Explain the post-harvest treatment of a mushroom crop
  • Explain marketing strategies for mushroom
  • Compare the culture of a range of different commercially cultivated mushoom species from around the world.

 

GET A FREE INFO PACK FOR THIS COURSE

Your Tutor

Karen Huntley MSc Marketing Management (Food Related Industries), PDC, PG Dip Organic Farming, Cert Marketing, BA. Professional Development Diploma in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (Coventry University/Thrive, UK)
Karen Huntley

Karen has a strong background and passion for organic food production systems, nutrition and community agriculture. Karen also has experience and training in Permaculture (PDC), horticultural therapy, community organic enterprises as well as being an experienced bee keeper.