UF New Video: Five Tips on Growing Greenhouse Lettuce in the Heat

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bob Hochmuth from University of Florida IFAS Extension shares his tips for successful year-round production of hydroponic lettuce in hot climates in a new YouTube video (https://youtu.be/4UD2C-9csyk). Information is provided on cultivar selection and crop management strategies to reduce heat stress.

To learn more about hydroponics, register for Hydroponic Vegetable Production which starts on October 25, 2021. This is one of several Greenhouse Training Online certificate course designed for commercial growers.

Visit the website
(https://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/training/) for details on Greenhouse Training Online courses, which are offered completely online in both English and Spanish.

This video is hosted by Dr. Paul Fisher of the University of Florida IFAS Extension, for the series “Five Tips for Horticulture” (https://tinyurl.com/ufgto). The series highlights technical topics from university and industry experts. The channel is sponsored by the Floriculture Research Alliance (https://floriculturealliance.org/).
The mission of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is to develop knowledge relevant to agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge available to sustain and
enhance the quality of human life. With more than a dozen research facilities, 67 county Extension offices, and award-
winning students and faculty in the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, UF/IFAS brings science-based
solutions to the state’s agricultural and natural resources industries, and all Florida residents.

ifas.ufl.edu | @UF_IFAS

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