Hydroponic Greenhouse Tomato Intensive

8/21/2014

The University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) will present the fifth annual Hydroponic Greenhouse Tomato Intensive. The course will be held January 4-9, 2015, at the CEAC in Tucson, Arizona. The instructor of the course is hydroponic tomato expert Dr. Patricia Rorabaugh.

The course features hands-on training in hydroponic crop production, focusing on tomatoes in the greenhouse, and is balanced with classroom time to help instill the teachings of the course. There will also be a roundtable discussion with top greenhouse engineers. Dr. Merle Jensen, a greenhouse hydroponic crop production consultant, will be a special guest speaker. Topics will include greenhouse basics, hydroponics, crop layout, pollination, pruning, food safety, crop maintenance, harvesting, plant nutrition and integrated pest management.

More information can be found at http://ag.arizona.edu/ceac/hydroponic-greenhouse-crop-production-intensive. You can also contact Aaron Tevik at atevik@cals.arizona.edu or 520-626-9566.