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 http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/training/.
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:
|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].