Macadamia Production
CATEGORY: Agriculture

Macadamia Production

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview


Audio-visual methodology is aimed at supporting and empowering people involved in the field of agriculture to define, promote, and take full ownership of their own development, as learning is a life-long process.

Skills development is a key driver of socio-economic development. Mainstreaming of agricultural development efforts is crucial to ensure congruence and effective deployment of resources.

Who Should Enrol

All people involved in the field of agriculture.

Course Design

A way to bolster agricultural production is to develop practical agricultural education systems. A powerful way of doing this is through the use of audio-visual modules which is a highly effective and tested methodology to approach, examine, and impart knowledge.

This is a comprehensive series of modules that follow a step-by-step process and can be used in group training or self-study – and are structured according to visual training guidelines. This implies defining most of the terminology used and where necessary, supporting the visual storyline with graphics and animation to enhance the learning process and ensure that sustainable knowledge is gained in the learning process.

These modules are designed to do precisely what they are meant to do – and that is to support skills development.

Online Video Series Supporting Agri Skills Development and Best Farming Practices. 

Overall, macadamia nut farming is a
high-profit potential crop due to its long lifespan, high-value crop status,
and increasing demand. While it requires a significant investment, the
potential for high returns makes it an attractive investment opportunity for

Course Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • SA Macadamia Industry
  • Macadamia Propagation
  • Flower Feeding
  • Cultivar and Yield
  • Yield 2
  • Yield 3
  • Yield 4
  • Crop Estimate
  • Harvest Process and Storage
  • Returns and Kernel Recovery
  • Kernel Recovery 2

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this video
series, candidates will be able to have a 
better understanding of some of the important aspects of basic macadamia
production including the following: 

  • Propagation
  • Cultivar and yield
  • Crop estimate
  • Harvest process and
  • Returns and kernel recovery

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