Just in time for spring, the University of Florida has released their list of upcoming greenhouse themed online courses for the summer of 2019.
There are three courses available through the summer: Greenhouse 101, Nutrient Management 1 and Nutrient Management 2. All three courses are offered in both English and Spanish. Continue reading “Online Training -Greenhouse Basics & Nutrient Management”
The next CAP intake for producers, processors and other agri-businesses is March 22 through May 6.
Please see the link here for the news release.
More information will be available on the websites of the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Associationand the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs on or before March 8, 2019.
Examples of projects that can be funded under CAPS include:
- Innovative improvements to your greenhouse that promote biosecurity and limit the spread of insect pests from imported plant material
- Education, planning and training projects that improve plant health
- Preventing field pests from accessing your crop (e.g. screening)
- Upgrades to sanitation and work-flow that prevent spread of pathogens
- and other projects, as long as they promote plant health and safety!
via Next Canadian Agriculture Partnership (CAP) Intake has been Announced — onspecialtycrops
Our extension colleagues at Michigan State University are offering an online course on Greenhouse and Horticultural Lighting. The course works at your own pace, and can be completed anytime between December 2016 and February 2017. Lots of information is available, and the course covers topics by Dr. Erik Runkle who gave some excellent talks at this year’s Canadian Greenhouse Conference. Continue reading “MSU Offering Greenhouse and Horticultural Lighting Course”
For those of you that missed my webinar on “Thrips Control: from Propagation to Pocketbook”, it is now available for free on the Greenhouse Canada Magazine website.
Keep reading for more details and a link to the talk. Continue reading “Webinar Detailing Thrips Control Strategies Now on the Web.”
Predatory mites are integral to greenhouse biocontrol programs.
Experts at Michigan State and Kansas State are now offering a fall term of the pre-recorded online course on Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers.
The enrollment period is open until Oct. 14, 2016, where the course will then be available until Jan. 13, 2017. Keeping reading for more details.
Continue reading “Online Course Offered in Biological Control in Greenhouses by U.S. Experts”
On Tuesday June 9th, there will be a Pesticide Safety Course dedicated specifically for greenhouse growers. It will be held at the Vineland Research Station. The following topics will be covered:
1. Greenhouse IPM
2. Worker Safety Practices
3. Application Methods and Equipment
4. Applying the Right Amount
To register call 1-800-652-8573, or sign up online at www.opep.ca