HFF 2018June 25 - 27, 2018 Mantra Bell City

Graeme Smith

Hydroponic Vegetable Grower - 9 years growing crops in controlled greenhouse production system in Woodend, Victoria.
Hydroponic Farmers Federation Inc - Foundation Secretary from 1995 Committee Member 2005 – 2015. Life Member 2014.
Australian Hydroponic & Greenhouse Association Inc - Committee member in 1995 and national president 1999 – 2010
Protected Cropping Australia - Chairman 2010 – 2012, Board Member 2013 – 2015. Life Member 2012.

Graeme Smith Consulting

  • Company formed in 1998 to offer system and crop consultancy services to new and existing growers across Australia.
  • Company has developed full training package in commercial hydroponic crop production.
  • Facilitated a 5-year plan for the development and delivery of a skills training package for all industry growers across Australia.
  • Developed and delivered national workshops to assist greenhouse growers to convert to full nutrient recycling (closed) systems
  • Company facilitates greenhouse study tours of Europe & North America, encouraging growers to assess firsthand new and emerging technologies and how to integrate into their existing systems.
  • Performs detailed feasibility studies including climate and financial studies for new and existing enterprises (inc ROI & EBIT)
  • Graeme is a Certified Practicing Agriculturist and is an Accredited Member of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (AIAST).
  • Graeme is Chairman of ISHS Working Group ‘Hydroponics and Aquaponics’
  • Graeme Smith (CPAg) October 2017

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