High Yield Agriculture for Rural Yucatan Mexico
Houston, Texas (PRWEB)
May 31, 2017
Monarca is sharply forced on food, energy, water and jobs, and the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico is location for phase one of their large high yield greenhouse project.
Monarca, a Mexico City company, has contracted with Turf Feeding Systems to design, build and manage a large 33,000 hectare agriculture project to produce food and renewable energy biofuel in the Yucatan region of Mexico. Phase one of the Monarca project is a large hydroponic greenhouse complex that will produce high value vegetables and fruits for export as well as develop high yield Jatropha plants for their phase two 33,000 hectare Jatropha plantation.
Jack Katz, CEO of Monarca states, “We are moving ahead quickly with phase one of our master project by creatingthe Monarca Agriculture and Technology Center. The Center will include over 60 hectares of hydroponic greenhouses as well as a high level laboratory and career and teaching center for our team and local growers. This will be the cornerstone of the Monarca project and follow our mission – To produce the highest quality fruit and vegetables for less cost in rural Yucatan Mexico, while raising the local economy”.
Michael Chaplinsky, President of Turf Feeding Systems, explain,”We will build massive (120 acres) areaof high yield hydroponic greenhouses and implement our special fertigation systems with a proprietary organic nutrient program developed by Dr. Bill Nolde, our agronomist. Dr. Nolde’s program is unlike any other hydroponic or agronomic program using organic carbon, bichar and special amino acids to produce quality and production unmatched in any area of agriculture”.
Chaplinsky continues,”We will grow high…