UF-IFAS announces 2019 online greenhouse training courses

UF-IFAS announces 2019 online greenhouse training courses

The first class — Greenhouse 101 — begins on May 27 and each course costs $199.

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The University of Florida IFAS Extension will be offering seven different four-week online greenhouse training courses in English and Spanish this year.

The first course for 2019 is Greenhouse 101. It will begin May 27, 2019. Those interested can register here.

Each course is completely online, and include streaming videos, readings, and assignments. They are available any time of the day, and new modules activated each week during the course. PhD instructors are available for help and interactive discussions. Graduates receive a personalized certificate of completion.

The online course schedule for 2019 is as follows: 

CourseDatesLevel*Fee
Greenhouse 101May 27 — Jun 21$199
Nutrient Management 1 (Introduction)July 1 — July 26••$199
Nutrient Management 2 (Advanced)Aug 5 — Aug 30•••$199
Costing & ProfitabilitySept. 2 — Sept. 27•••$499
Disease ManagementSept. 30 — Oct. 25••$199
Weed ManagementNov. 4 — Dec 6••$199
Irrigation Water Quality and TreatmentNov 4. — Dec. 6•••$199

Level key

*Level

*Introductory: Practical experience but without formal horticultural science education

**Intermediate: Some experience and training, or entry university level

***Advanced: Experienced, well-trained grower, or upper university level