Cash Crops Production (Plantain)

The Cash Crops Production (Plantain) course is designed to equip farmers, agricultural professionals, and entrepreneurs with the knowledge and practical skills required to successfully cultivate and manage plantain crops.

Course Overview

The course will cover various aspects of plantain production, including planting, agronomic practices, pest and disease management, harvesting, post-harvest handling, and marketing. Participants will learn how to optimize plantain yield, ensure crop health, implement sustainable farming practices, and enhance profitability in plantain production.

What you’ll learn
  • Understand the essential principles and practices of plantain crop production.
  • Develop skills in plantain farm establishment and orchard management.
  • Learn effective pest and disease management techniques for plantain crops.
  • Comprehend flowering, fruit development, and fruit bunch management in plantains.
  • Gain knowledge of harvesting, post-harvest handling, and fruit processing practices.
  • Identify value addition opportunities and value-added product development from plantains.
  • Learn marketing strategies and market access for fresh plantains and plantain products.
  • Apply sustainable farming practices to enhance productivity and profitability in plantain production.

Candidates must;

  • Be proficient in English Language
  • Have access to either a computer or smartphone with Internet Connectivity.
  • Be equipped with quality webcam and headphones
Duration & Fees
  • Regular – 8 Weeks – ₦220,000
  • Fast-Track -6 Weeks – ₦330,000
Program Dates
  • August – October, 2024
  • October – December, 2024
  • February – April, 2025
  • May – July, 2025