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Hydroponics Business: Inspirational SNAP Hydro-Negosyo Stories

Rows of hydroponically grown lettuce.

Thinking of starting your own hydroponics business and need an inspiration? You’ve come to the right place! Ever since I started SNAP Hydroponics Growers back in 2016, I’ve seen numerous members go on to start their own hydroponics-negosyo become successful in their craft.

Leveraging how easy it is to use SNAP Hydroponics in growing high value crops with minimal labor these individuals invested time and enough effort to make their business success. Below are a couple of hydro-negosyo success stories I witnessed unfold myself.

Hydroponics Business from the Backyard

Hydro business in operation.
Healthy lettuce heads growing in Sir Miko’s large-scale hydroponics business. Photo credit Sir Miko Santos.

Sir Miko Santos of Sariaya, Quezon started exploring hydroponics from his backyard and grew into a relatively large-scale commercial lettuce growing operation.

Story of Sir Miko’s Pogi’s Farm in Filipino with English subtitles.

Hydro-Negosyo on a Budget

Small-scale hydro business in operation.
Healthy lettuce heads in Ma’am Myra’s small-scale hydroponics business.

Ma’am Myra started her hydro business on a small budget after learning stumbling upon hydroponics online. With a small capital she was able to build a low-cost yet effective greenhouse and was able to realize a return of investment in just a few months!

The story of Ma’am Myra’s small-scale hydro-negosyo.

Starting Your Own Hydro-Negosyo

Need help getting started? I recommend subscribing to Happy Grower’s Channel on YouTube hosted by me. I regularly share inspirational stories like the ones above and teach my viewers how to do hydroponics absolutely free!

You can also join SNAP Hydroponics Growers on Facebook. I started this group back in 2016 in order to help people in getting started with hydroponics. There are many members who are more than happy to help you get started.

Of course you can also drop by our knowledge base where I curate numerous learning materials from this website.

Happy growing!

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How to Get to UPLB Institute of Plant Breeding for the Training Course on Hydroponics Vegetable Production with Emphasis on SNAP Hydroponics

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Completing the short training course on hydroponics vegetable production with emphasis on SNAP Hydroponics is one of the requirements for being an authorised reseller of SNAP Hydroponics nutrient solutions. The training course is conducted in Plant Physiology Laboratory in UPLB Institute of Plant Breeding. This guide will show you how to get there if you are interested on being trained on hydroponics vegetable production for your hobby or business.

Where is the UPLB Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)?

It is far from the UPLB campus and is a little challenging to get to. Do not despair because there is a shuttle that ferries people from UPLB to UPLB-IPB.

I’m commuting. How Do I Get There?

It’s easy to commute to UPLB. Get there before 7:30AM. If you are too early you can spend your time in the fast food chains around the area. Ask the guards for directions to the admin building parking lot. It’s not very far. If you are facing the gate it’s the very first building to your left. Remember to obey traffic rules. Smoking and littering are prohibited inside the campus.

picture showing the admin building parking lot with the admin building in the backdrop
This is the admin building parking lot early in the morning.

The easiest commute route is commuting to UPLB campus and riding the free shuttle service that ferries staff and student from the UPLB campus to UPLB-IPB.

The shuttle service is free for everyone. If you are there by 7:30 AM queues should start forming. Be sure to ask which shuttle the queue is for before you queue. Because you might be queuing for the wrong one.

Queue of students getting on the UPLB-IPB shuttle.
Queue of students getting on the UPLB-IPB shuttle

The shuttle can get pretty crowded. You might need to give up your seat to someone who needs it more than you. Please be considerate.

The ride is going to take around 15 mins. Sit back and enjoy the scenery. The shuttle is going to take you directly to UPLB-IPB.

When the bus stops, get off and take the path immediately facing the bus door. Follow it to the Physiology Lab.

I have my own vehicle. How do I get there?

You can use navigation apps. You can also try and tail the UPLB-IPB shuttle when it leaves for it’s 7:45AM trip as I described above. Just make sure to ask the shuttle’s driver if it is OK.