What’s trending? Plants! What’s in short supply? Employees with horticulture education. Train yourself or your current employees with University of Florida IFAS Extension’s award-winning online program. All Greenhouse Training Online courses are taught in English and Spanish. The first course of the year, Greenhouse 101, starts on May 30, 2022. To register, visit http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/training/.
Each course is completely online, and includes pre-recorded videos, an interactive discussion board with PhD professors, supporting educational material and quizzes. The course material is available any time of the day, and two new modules are activated each week during the course for the four weeks of each course, for a total of 8 learning modules. Experienced university instructors are available to help, and graduates receive a personalized certificate of completion. There is a course for every level of knowledge and skill.
Online course schedule for 2022:
|Greenhouse 101||May 30 – Jun 24||Jun 6||•||$249|
|Nutrient Management 1 (Introduction)||Jul 11 – Aug 5||Jul 18||••||$249|
|Nutrient Management 2 (Advanced)||Aug 22 – Sep 16||Aug 29||•••||$249|
|Disease Management||Sep 19 – Oct 14||Sep 26||••||$249|
|Weed Management||Oct 17 – Nov 11||Oct 24||••||$249|
|Hydroponic Vegetable Production||Oct 17 – Nov 11||Oct 24||••||$249|
|Irrigation Water Quality & Treatment||Nov 14 – Dec 16||Nov 21||•••||$249|
• 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
Greenhouse 101 teaches the underlying horticultural science of plant growth to growers who lack a formal training in horticulture and is a great introduction to the program. If you are interested in exploring the horticulture industry and have no previous education, this is the course for you! Topics included are plant parts, photosynthesis and growth, greenhouse technology, flowering, compactness, branching, irrigation, nutrition, and plant health.
Join the over 3000 growers who have successfully graduated from Greenhouse Training Online courses. We have a 76% completion rate, and our participants provide positive reviews: “Thanks for the opportunity to continue each of our educations with a realistic and flexible program to successfully complete while working full time”, “Courses are very well crafted by growers for growers.” Supervisors that have enrolled their employees also said: “The courses helped our team understand a lot of the work we do in a much more holistic way.”
We offer a 20% discount when you register 5 or more. For more information, including discounts for multiple registrations email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.