Oct 5, 2021
Northeast Greenhouse Conference to Feature Sessions on Hydroponic Leafy Greens

The Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo is set to take place Nov. 3-4, 2021, at the Boxboro Regency Hotel in Boxborough, Massachusetts.

The conference will feature educational sessions on the production of hydroponic leafy greens on Nov. 4. These sessions will include:

  • Specialty Leafy Green Production: Managing the environment and Culture, Chris Currey, Iowa State University
  • Tips for Producing High Quality, Non-flowering, and Flavorful Culinary Herbs by Manipulating Light, CO2 and Temperature, Roberto Lopez, Michigan State University
  • Water and Nutrient Management for Leafy Greens, Neil Mattson, Cornell CCE
  • Understanding Greenhouse Climate Control for High Yielding, Leafy Greens and Herbs, Neil Mattson, Cornell CCE
  • Managing Diseases on Herbs, Mary Hausbeck, Michigan State University
  • Practices to Have an Effective IPM and Biocontrol Program. Ron Valentin, Bioworks, Inc.

The biennial Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo is co-sponsored by New England Floriculture Inc. — a group of grower representatives from the Northeast, augmented by University and Cooperative Extension staff in each state who specialize in greenhouse crops and management.

The full program is on the NEGC website. Register online at https://cvent.me/L43loN.

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