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Registration will close Friday, February 26th at 11:59pm MST

Details:

Get your questions answered and increase your knowledge in Controlled Environment Agriculture and hydroponic growing at the 20th annual Greenhouse Crop Production & Engineering Design Short Course – A three-day online conference via Zoom put on by the University of Arizona's Controlled Environment Agriculture Center with lectures presented by leaders in academia and in the CEA industry.

What you get:

• Access to lecture materials

• Ability to network with industry leaders

• Tons of knowledge!!!

Schedule:

2021 Short Course Schedule.pdf

2021 Short Course Schedule.pdf
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Our program will be hosted through the zoom platform on Wednesdays- 3/3, 3/10 & 3/17: 10am- 3pm (MST).

[*Note that Arizona does not change for Daylight Savings Time, and thus is GMT -6 during daylight savings; GMT -7 during standard time.]

Topics will include the following :

  • Wednesday, March 3rd- Day 1
    • Controlled Environment Greenhouse and Hydroponics- Limitless Opportunity
      • Merle Jensen- Professor Emeritus, School of Plant Sciences, The University of Arizona
    • Hydroponics, Medium Composition & Delivery Systems
      • Myles Lewis- Owner, Arizona Vegetable Company
    • Managing Plant Nutrition for Quality Crop Production
      • Stacy Tollefson- Asst. Professor, Biosystems Engineering, The University of Arizona
    • Greenhouse Structures- Glazing and Environmental Control
      • Gene Giacomelli- Professor, Biosystems Engineering, The University of Arizona
    • Monitoring Your Greenhouse Environment: Simple Tools to Technology Trends
      • Murat Kacira- Professor, Biosystems Engineering, The University of Arizona / Director of UA-CEAC
  • Wednesday, March 10th- Day 2
    • Pest Identification and Control Strategies
      • Stacy Tollefson- Asst. Professor, Biosystems Engineering, The University of Arizona
    • Fundamentals on Supplemental and Sole-Source Lighting for CEA
      • Erik Runkle- Professor, Dept. of Horticulture, Michigan State University
    • Fertigation Systems in CEA – Simple to Complex
      • Neil Mattson- Associate Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University
    • The Indoor Farming Revolution – State of the Art Technology, Food Safety, Sustainability and Careers in the Growing Local Food Economy
      • Jenn Frymark- Chief Greenhouse Officer, Gotham Greens
  • Wednesday, March 17th- Day 3
    • Fundamentals of Hemp- Opportunities and Challenges in the Industry
      • Hope Jones- Co-Founder & President, Superior Phenos / CEO, Emergent Cannabis
    • Environmental Control in Greenhouses and Vertical Farms Based on Plant Physiology
      • Leo Marcelis- Professor, Horticulture and Product Physiology, Wageningen University
    • The Potential of Indoor Propagation: Environmental Optimization for a Better "Start"
      • Ricardo Hernandez- Asst. Professor, Horticultural Science, NC State University
    • Mushrooms in CEA
      • Barry Pryor- Professor, School of Plant Sciences, The University of Arizona

For questions, email arizona.ceac@gmail.com or call 520-626-9566.

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