Grodan is pleased to announce that Armando Suarez will be joining the North American team as a crop consultant. His background includes extensive experience as an irrigation expert in controlled environments for the agriculture and horticulture industries. For the last nine years, Armando has been specializing in several related areas including subsurface field drip irrigation and greenhouse water management. Currently, his primary interests are strategically focused on high-tech hydroponic greenhouse vegetable production and environmental controls to biodynamic, organic and permaculture techniques.
Armando received his MS in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering from the University of Arizona in 2005. He currently resides in Ithaca, New York. His passion for state-of-the-art growing advancements and his affinity for the indoor gardening industry are evident in this remarkable, multilingual, extremely versatile specialist. Armando is a crucial addition whose skills will help transition growers from small-scale facilities into productive, large-scale operations – and to enable them to remain competitive in the rapidly expanding industry. For more information, visit grodan101.com.