Saffron Outgrowers

Workshop

  • 1 Day
  • R1 250 per person per course
  • Venue: 7 Van Wouw Street, Groenkloof, Pretoria

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Saffron Outgrowers Workshop

Often referred to as red gold, saffron is the most expensive spice in the world. With this workshop you’ll get a quick, but thorough introduction to the propagation, growing, and harvesting of saffron. Spend a half day on a working saffron farm and after a light lunch it’s time for theory and an opportunity to get all your questions answered. The following will be covered:

  • Plant description and growth cycle.
  • Corm storage.
  • Fertiliser program.
  • Field preparation, irrigation, and care.
  • Fungal treatment, pests, and problem animals.
  • Planting corms.
  • Harvesting and removing stigmas.
  • Grading, drying, and storage of stigmas.
  • Hygiene environment.
  • Dormant stage.

Duration: 1 day

Starting time: 8am – 3pm

Cost: R1 250 per person (VAT include)

Venue: 7 Van Wouw Street, Groenkloof, Pretoria

Included in the price:

  • Learner Manual
  • Tea, Coffee and Rusk at arrival
  • Light Lunch

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Presented in association with Laeveld Agrochem and Saffricon.

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