University of Florida Greenhouse 2022 Online Education Program Begins

What’s the trend? Plants! What is missing ? Employees with training in horticulture. Train yourself or your current employees with the University of Florida’s award-winning IFAS Extension online program. All Greenhouse Training Online courses are taught in English and Spanish. The first course of the year, Greenhouse 101, begins 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 forum with doctoral professors, teaching materials and quizzes. The course material is available at any time of the day, and two new modules are activated each week during the course during the four weeks of each course, for a total of 8 learning modules. Experienced college instructors are available to assist, and graduates receive a personalized certificate of completion. There is a course for every level of knowledge and skill.

Greenhouse 101 teaches the horticultural science behind plant growth to growers without formal horticultural training and is a great introduction to the program. If you want to explore the horticulture industry and have no prior training, this course is for you! Topics covered are plant parts, photosynthesis and growth, greenhouse technology, flowering, compactness, branching, irrigation, nutrition and plant health.

Join the over 3000 growers who have successfully completed online greenhouse training courses. We have a 76% completion rate and our participants give positive feedback: “Thank you for the opportunity to continue each of our trainings with a realistic and flexible program to complete successfully while working full time”, “The courses are very well designed by producers for producers. Supervisors who enrolled their employees also said, “The courses have helped our team to understand a lot of the work we do in a much more holistic way.”

There is a 20% discount when you register 5 or more. For more information, including discounts for multiple registrations, email us at [email protected]

For more information:
UF/IFAS
www.ifas.ufl.edu

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