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. Those interested can register here.
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.
The online course schedule for 2019 is as follows:
|Greenhouse 101||May 27 — Jun 21||•||$199|
|Nutrient Management 1 (Introduction)||July 1 — July 26||••||$199|
|Nutrient Management 2 (Advanced)||Aug 5 — Aug 30||•••||$199|
|Costing & Profitability||Sept. 2 — Sept. 27||•••||$499|
|Disease Management||Sept. 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