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The 2021 Greenhouse Training Online courses from University of Florida are here!

What are you doing to take advantage of the popularity of plant products? One of the best returns on investment is education of existing staff to ensure a knowledgeable workforce through online training. University of Florida IFAS Extension provides four-week, award-winning, online training courses in English and Spanish. The first course of the year, Greenhouse […]

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Horticulture job opportunity at Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo Valley Community College is searching for a Program Director to lead the development of a new set of programs in sustainable horticulture, urban agriculture, and landscape management.  The program will be part of the interdisciplinary food-health-sustainability education cluster at the Bronson Healthy Living Campus – alongside Sustainable Brewing and Culinary Arts & Sustainable Food Systems degrees; Community […]

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Wageningen Greenhouse challenge

Wageningen University Research and Tencent Announce 3rd International Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge

Full autonomous control of greenhouse lettuce production Wageningen University & Research and Tencent are proud to announce the 3rd edition of the International Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge. Multidisciplinary teams from around the world will use artificial intelligence to remotely produce lettuce. The goal of the third challenge – to be held between June 2021 and June […]

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University of Arizona 2021 CEAC Online Short Course

Only a few weeks away from the 2021 Online Greenhouse Crop Production and Engineering Design Short Course put on by the University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center. Join the University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center for their 20th Annual CEAC Greenhouse Crop Production & Engineering Design Short Course on March 3rd, 10th, and […]

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New Video: Five Tips on Running Successful Trials for Growing Media

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Paul Fisher from the University of Florida IFAS Extension hosts Dr. Paul Karlovich of Sun Gro Horticulture in a new YouTube video. Dr. Karlovich explains how you can successfully run onsite trials to evaluate growing media options for greenhouse and nursery growers. Learn how you can objectively decide what media works […]

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Take a virtual tour of the new controlled environment ag center at The Ohio State University

Dr. Chieri Kubota, the Director of the new center focusing on controlled environment agriculture and protected cultivation hosted this event to introduces the programs and membership. What OHCEAC is unique about is that we are integrative, interdisciplinary, and inclusive team conducting collaborative research to respond to CEA stakeholder needs. Our focus inclusively covers various production […]

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Hort Americas latest Short Course Online will be on Vertical Farming

Learn all the important aspects of growing plants in VERTICAL FARMING SYSTEMS. Press Release – Hort Americas presents their latest online short course. From hydroponic growing system selection, use of artificial lighting and environmental control of all key variables in vertical farming systems. This is your time to master the use of artificial lighting! Instructor: […]

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Plant Production Lunch and Learn Webinar Series for Green Industries

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension Landscape and Greenhouse Team is hosting a Plant Production lunch and learn webinar series. You can attend as many or as few as you like. Register and select the sessions you would like to attend. You will receive an email with a link to the webinar. *One pesticide […]

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Penn State Extension to host FSMA produce-safety grower webinar

The Food Safety Modernization Act: Produce Grower Certification Training webinar is for fruit and vegetable growers, and other persons, interested in learning about product safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety. The PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the […]

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JPFA offering online training course on plant factories

English training course on artificial lighting in February The Japan Plant Factory Association is starting a new online English-language training course on Plant Factories with Artificial Lighting (PFAL) in February and is receiving applications now. The JPFA 2021 online training course on PFALs scheduled for February 18 – March 11 comprises introductory classes and special […]

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OSU holds virtual workshop on improving production via listening to plants

The Ohio State University is gearing up for the Greenhouse Management Workshop:  Improving Production via Listening to Plants, which will happen on January 27-29, 2021 from 10 am – 2 pm each day via Zoom. Growing ornamental and food crops in a controlled environment requires careful monitoring of plants’ physical and physiological aspects. This three-day […]

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Virtual Field Day: Cultivar evaluation of compact vegetables for patio and indoor gardening

VIRTUAL FIELD DAY: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 11 am to 1 pm EST This virtual field day hosted by University of Florida will provide greenhouse growers with information on new compact tomato, pepper, and cucumber cultivars for patio and indoor gardening. Gain tips to produce great plants for the booming food gardening market in […]

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The Ohio State University announces ground-breaking for the Controlled Environment Food Production Research Complex

This new, unique facility will support the needs of our faculty and students unlocking human potential for innovation. This greenhouse of the future will be a place for collaborative research, sustainable food production, and distinguish Ohio State from other institutions. The CEFPRC will be located at the Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory. This facility […]

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University of Florida releases new video: Five Tips on Pesticides, Water Quality, and $$$

Water quality expert Dr. Sarah White, Professor and Nursery ExtensionSpecialist from Clemson University, describes how water quality affects pesticide efficacy and the bottom line in this new YouTube video (https://youtu.be/HH7Fo5rLSZM). Do you know how the pH of water in your spray tank affects the effectiveness of pesticides? How can you modify water quality for better […]

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