Mar 15, 2019
UF Offering Online Training Courses

With limited availability of qualified labor, your best investment is in training your existing staff to make better crop management decisions.

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. To register, visit

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.

Online course schedule for 2019:

Course Dates Level* Fee
Greenhouse 101 May 27 – Jun 21 $199
Nutrient Management 1 (Introduction) Jul 1 – Jul 26 •• $199
Nutrient Management 2 (Advanced) Aug 5 – Aug 30 ••• $199
Costing & Profitability  Sep 2 – Sep 27 ••• $499
Disease Management Sep 30 – Oct 25 •• $199
Weed Management Nov 4 – Dec 6 •• $199
Irrigation Water Quality and Treatment Nov 4 – Dec 6 ••• $199


*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

For more information, including discounts for registering multiple staff: [email protected].

Latest Photos see all »

GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Ben Vliestra
Sidney Phelps
Jennifer Moss
Daniel Norden
W. Garrett Owen
Jessica Montgomery
Elien Peters
Rose Oberholzer
Nikki Melin

May 2020 GPN
Get one year of Greenhouse Product News in both print and digital editions for free.

Interested in reading the print edition of GPN?

Subscribe Today »

Be sure to check
out our sister site.
website development by deyo designs