Texas A&M Controlled Environment Agriculture Conference

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Texas A&M AgriLife Research and AgriLife Extension invite you attend our first annual ‘Controlled Environment: Urban Agriculture’ conference designed for new and prospective growers interested in specialty crop production under controlled environment (high tunnels, greenhouses, indoor vertical farms) and for experienced growers who want to learn more about the nuts and bolts of crop production in a controlled environment.

When: December 5, 2019

Where: Water and Land Resources Building at Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 17360 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX 75252

Register at 979-845-2604 or https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/horticulture

Topics

  • Urban agriculture – current production systems and technologies
  • Mastering environment control in indoor farming: How to improve crop performance with CEA technologies
  • Urban agriculture in City of Dallas
  • Temperature control for container-grown plant production – A grower’s perspective
  • Nutrients/Fertilizers
  • Light management
  • More grower’s perspective!

Speakers

  • Dr. Joe Masabni, Assoc. Professor, Extension Specialist-Horticulture
  • Dr. Genhua Niu, Professor-Urban Horticulture
  • Dr. Mengmeng Gu, Assoc. Professor, Extension Specialist-Horticulture
  • Ms. Ling Sun, Technical Manager, Denise Farms
  • Ms. Karla Garcia, Technical Support, Hort Americas
  • Mr. Robert Curry, Special Projects Manager, City of Dallas
  • Mr. Drew Demler, Greenhouse Manager at State Fair of Texas

November registration fee $105
Onsite registration fee $125
TNLA members— $20 discount
TOFGA members—$20 discount
AgriLife Employees—$40 discount

Sponsorship Program

Our sponsorship program recognizes donors who support initiatives of Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

This year, exclusive sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2019 Texas A&M Controlled Environment Agriculture Conference, December 5 at Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension, the Dallas Center (17360 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX 75252) at the Water and Land Resources Building.

Event details and registration are available at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/Horticulture.

This conference is designed for new and prospective growers interested in specialty crop production under controlled environment (high tunnels, greenhouses, indoor vertical farms) and experienced growers who want to learn more about the nuts and bolts of crop production in a controlled environment. Contact Dr. Genhua Niu at gniu@ag.tamu.edu, Dr. Joe Masabni at jmasabni@ag.tamu.edu or Dr. Mengmeng Gu at mgu@tamu.edu for details.

Contact:
Dr. Joe Masabni at jmasabni@ag.tamu.edu or
Dr. Mengmeng Gu at mgu@tamu.edu with AgriLife Extension
Dr. Genhua Niu at gniu@ag.tamu.edu with AgriLife Research

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