Sep 9, 2016
NE Greenhouse Conference to Address Greenhouse and Hydroponic Vegetables

The Northeast Greenhouse Conference will offer four educational sessions on growing greenhouse and hydroponic vegetables on November 10.

Here is an overview of the four sessions:

  • Tom Manning, from Rutgers University will be speaking on Yield Response to Carbon Dioxide Enrichment.
  • Celina Gómez from the University of Florida will be speaking on Yield Responses to Supplemental Lighting including the current research on different types of supplemental light for greenhouse-grown vegetables.
  • Chris Currey from Iowa State University will discuss Growing Basil from Start to Finish. Attendees will learn more about selecting cultivars, and managing light, temperature and nutrient solutions when growing basil hydroponically.
  • Neil Mattson from Cornell University will discuss Managing Nutrient Solutions for Hydroponic Leafy Greens and Herbs. Mattson will address strategies for managing pH and EC, formulating nutrient solutions, and identifying the common nutrient disorders on leafy greens and herbs.

The Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo will take place Nov. 9-10, in Boxborough, Massachusetts. It is sponsored by the Extension programs of the six New England State Universities and New York State, and the New England Floriculture, Inc.

For more information, please visit the website,