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6/30/2017

Registration Open for UF Greenhouse Training Online Courses

Jennifer Zurko
Join the 488 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 U.S. and other countries. The course is offered in English and Spanish. Learn about lime, water quality, plant species, nitrogen form and root substrate. Convert fertilizer units and formulate a fertilizer from individual salts. Diagnose nutritional problems and take corrective actions.

The course runs for four weeks, from August 28 to September 22, 2017. It costs $199 per participant and includes a personalized certificate of completion. Each week there are two streaming video lessons, readings and assignments (about three to four hours total commitment per week), which can be accessed at any time of day. Bilingual PhD instructors can be accessed via discussion features. To register, go to http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/training.

For more information, visit http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/training or email greenhousetraining@ifas.ufl.edu.

Interested in other courses? UF online courses on Weed Management (starts September 25) and Costing & Profitablity (starts October 30) are also offered in 2017. Check other horticulture courses from Michigan State University, greenhouse and hydroponic courses at University of Arizona, and greenhouse management at the University of Arkansas. GT