Purdue University greenhouse workshop aims to promote sustainable growing practices

Purdue University greenhouse workshop aims to promote sustainable growing practices

The Greenhouse and Indoor Hydroponics Workshop will take place Sept. 5.

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August 6, 2018
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture is offering a Greenhouse and Indoor Hydroponics Workshop on Sept. 5, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Room 1159 of Pfendler Hall, 715 W. State St. Participants will learn about optimal conditions for growing hydroponic lettuce, including nutrient recipes, production systems, artificial lighting practices and optimal temperatures for lettuce.

Workshop attendees will also have the opportunity to tour the department’s greenhouse and hydroponic facilities where several hands-on activities will take place. Krishna Nemali, professor of controlled environment agriculture, will lead the workshop. Nemali’s research centers on enhancing sustainable growing practices in controlled environments, like greenhouse and indoor vertical farms.

The workshop is free but registration is required. For more information, go to https://tinyurl.com/yaxd4k2z

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