Time for Training?
Does your company need help with its training program? Do you have an employee who you think could use a little additional instruction to make them even better at their job? Or would you like to brush up on your own growing skills?
If you answered “Yes” to any of the above questions, then you might want to check out the University of Florida’s IFAS Extension online training program.
For the second year now, the University of Florida is offering five different online greenhouse training courses in English and Spanish.
The course topics include: Greenhouse 101; Nutrient Management 1 (Introduction); Nutrient Management 2 (Advanced); Disease Management; and Weed Management.
Each course runs for four weeks, the cost is $200 per participant and includes a personalized certificate of completion.
Each week there are two streaming video lessons, readings and assignments (approximately three to four hours total commitment per week), which can be accessed at any time of day. Bilingual PhD instructors can be accessed via text chat and discussion features.
Three different levels of instruction are offered — Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced. The first course, Greenhouse 101, is an introductory course. It will begin May 30.
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