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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University of Arizona 2021 CEAC Online Short Course

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 17th via Zoom. This virtual conference will increase your knowledge in Controlled Environment Agriculture and hydroponic growing and will allow you to network with industry leaders. Each day […]

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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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University of Florida New Video: Five Tips on Using Vermicompost in Container Growing Media

Dr. Paul Fisher from the University of Florida IFAS Extension hosts Dr. Dan Jacques of Sun Gro Horticulture in a new YouTube video (https://youtu.be/UmgBa5AdO_Y). Dan provides tips on using vermicompost as a component in container substrates. Do you know where vermicompost comes from? How it affects pH of your mix? At what rate should you […]

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Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Dallas seeks Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor – Controlled Environment Agriculture Engineering Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Dallas is seeking a highly motivated and visionary Controlled Environment Agriculture Engineer at the Assistant Professor level. Appointment is 100% effort with AgriLife Research and is 12-month, base-funded position. The successful candidate will be a member of the Biological and Agricultural […]

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University of Arizona Hydroponic Tomato Online Intensive Workshop

The University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center is hosting a Hydroponic Tomato Online Intensive Workshop – November 16th & 17th via Zoom (click here to register). Taught by Dr. Stacy Tollefson, this two-day event is perfect for novice growers and will be packed with tons of critical information and research discoveries that UA-CEAC has assembled into […]

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UF New Video: Five Tips on Hydroponic Substrates

Press Release – Dr. Paul Fisher from the University of Florida IFAS Extension interviews Shawn Mallen from A.M.A. Horticulture in a new YouTube video (https://youtu.be/P5p0UOQlw-E) where they discuss the different commercial substrates most commonly used in hydroponic production, the importance of air porosity, and compaction of substrates. This video is part of the series called “Five […]

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New UF Video: Five Tips to Reduce Nursery Weed Control Costs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Chris Marble, Assistant Professor of ornamental and landscape weed management with University of Florida IFAS Extension (UF/IFAS), presents tips to reduce weed control costs for nursery and greenhouse growers, including cultural and chemical methods. Are you having an issue with liverwort, or other weeds that do not respond to chemical applications? […]

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