Synopsis: This two-day short course is designed to introduce beginners to greenhouse crop production.
Start Time: Thursday, March 21, 2019 9:00 AM
End Time: Friday, March 22, 2019 6:30 PM
Location: Off-Campus Locations
Address: No Street Address
Campus: Off Campus
Room: Rutgers EcoComplex
City, State, Country: Bordentown, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ac0501ca.html
Contact Name: Joe Canzano
Contact Email: canzano@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7317
Additional Information:

People consider starting a greenhouse for a variety of reasons, and greenhouse farming provides a way to grow year-round. However, managing the production system and its environment requires extended knowledge and constant attention to detail.

This course will cover topics including:

  • Production systems;
  • Pests and diseases;
  • Irrigation;
  • Crop fertility;
  • Economics; and
  • Marketing

NOTE: This is a two-day course. The second day will take place at different local greenhouses, giving students the opportunity to view and compare different greenhouse operations. Students will need to drive themselves to the greenhouse locations.

Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public