Apex-Brinkman Conference 2017

The Apex-Brinkman Conference 2017 will be PCA’s 14th biennial event bringing 450+ industry people together over 3 ½ days on 9-12th July 2017. Adelaide was selected as this year’s host city due to its accessibility of quality farm tours sites and the brand new first class venue, the Adelaide Convention Centre, West Wing. The state-of-art, […]

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Seedstock Future of Urban Food Systems Conference

Slated for Thursday, November 10 (Conference Day) and Friday, November 11 (Urban Food Systems Field Trip) at California State University, Fullerton, the Inaugural Grow Local OC Conference: The Future of Urban Food Systems presented by Seedstock and the OC Food Access Coalition will focus on the community and economic development potential of urban and local […]

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University of Florida Greenhouse Training Online courses Advanced Nutrient Management (Level 2)

Join the 443 growers who have successfully graduated from Greenhouse Training Online courses offered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension (UF). This advanced course is designed for experienced growers or technical managers in the US and other countries. The course is offered in English and Spanish. by learning about lime, water quality, plant species, […]

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Online fertilizer training course from University of Florida begins on July 18

The online course “Nutrient Management (Level 1)/Manejo de Nutrientes (Nivel 1)” offered by University of Florida IFAS Extension (UF) helps growers make better crop management decisions. This course is designed for US and international growers that have practical experience or entry university level, and are in production, technical or sales roles. The course is offered […]

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Kansas State University Urban Food Systems Symposium

Kansas State’s Urban Food Systems Symposium

The 2016 Urban Food Systems Symposium will be held June 22-25 at the Kansas State University Olathe campus in the metropolitan region of Kansas City. Our goal is to bring together a national and international audience of academic and research-oriented professionals to share and gain knowledge on urban food systems and the role they play […]

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Greenhouse and horticulture lighting online course registration opens June 1

Michigan State University Extension is now offering the summer session for the non-credit, pre-recorded Greenhouse and Horticultural Lighting online course. The course, which is to be completed between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2016, is intended for greenhouse and ornamental plant growers and others interested in learning about the fundamental concepts about how plants respond […]

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Feeding Children, By All Means

From the Road: “Bike Out Hunger Texas: Fredericksburg to Dallas, Texas” Sometimes I ride for the love of the sport. But sometimes I ride for the love God has given us for other people. Today, it was the latter. As I woke this morning, the fourth day of Bike Out Hunger from woefully too little […]

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7th National Small Farm Conference To Be Held in Virginia Beach This Fall

7th National Small Farm Conference To Be Held in Virginia Beach This Fall

September 20-22, 2016 Virginia State University’s College of Agriculture will host the 7th National Small Farm Conference, “Creating and Sustaining Small Farmers and Ranchers,” on September 20-22, 2016, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Virginia Tech. The conference will consist of short courses, oral and poster […]

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University of Florida offers online greenhouse training courses

Growers at all levels of experience can benefits from four week courses. For the second year, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension will be offering online training courses in English and Spanish starting on May 30. The courses are to be geared towards helping grower staffs make better crop management decisions. […]

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Leading US Indoor Agriculture Conference Returns to New York for Indoor Ag-Con Gotham in October 2016

NEW YORK, NY. (April 5, 2016) — Indoor agriculture is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the US as a combination of consumer demand for year-round fresh produce, the partial legalization of medical marijuana and technology advances in lighting and automation drive growth. Indoor Ag-Con – the US indoor agriculture industry’s leading conference – will […]

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Vertical Farming World Gathers In Amsterdam this June!

AVF Summit 2016 Do you think we should produce our vegetables more efficiently and closer to those that will ultimately consume them? Should we diversify our protein sources to include aquaponically raised fish, or even insects? Do you like the idea of using otherwise wasted materials to grow edible and medicinal mushrooms? If you answered […]

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GreenTech 2016 to be packed with inspiring sessions and speakers

Gain knowledge and grow your business perspective, obtain key advice and build knowledge from over 20 inspiring speakers tackling over 30 topics in the GreenTech Threatres. Delve deep into the new trends and hottest topics, as well as practical hands-on advice from real-world cases and years of experience. The theatres are focused around the four […]

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Critical Foodscapes: what does the future hold for urban gardening?

A One Day Conference on July 7, 2016 at the University of Warwick, UK Confirmed Keynote: Dr Chiara Tornaghi (Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University, UK)   Urban gardening has long promised radical alternatives to industrialized food production and the organization of modern urban spaces. Yet despite recent increases in popularity and a conspicuous proliferation of its […]

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CropKing Introductory Grower Workshop – Spring 2016

CropKing is a supplier of quality hydroponic growing supplies and equipment. But more than just supplying the best equipment for growing, it is important to educate both new growers and potential growers about the industry that they are venturing into. A good understanding of what is involved in the growing process, as well as the […]

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