The Introductory Employee Training Program for Greenhouse Crop Production is a 1-hour self-directed training video been designed for folks who have never had any greenhouse experience to provide a brief overview of very basic information about growing plants, integrated pest management, shipping and handling, and safety procedures. This training module is perfect for those who have never stepped into a greenhouse before! It is not designed for experienced growers.
Your enrollment key is valid for 90 days. After then, visit http://agrilifevents.tamu.edu to register and re-enroll in this course. Contact Charlie Hall for assistance or more information.
- Teacher: Charlie Hall
- Teacher: Steven Newman
Floriculture growers in the mid-west who take this course will learn the latest practical information on root zone management techniques for ornamental crops in a greenhouse. The course covers the topics of irrigation water (including water sources, water quality, water treatment, and irrigation timing and methodology), growing media (including the physical and chemical properties of media, as well as substrate components and amendments) and nutrition (including how to select fertilizers and how to monitor nutrition). The course consists of many recorded mini-lectures, self-assessment quizzes, and links for further information. In addition, a certificate of completion can be printed off if the student scores higher than 80% on the final on-line exam.
The course fee is $99. To pay for the course, visit Michigan State University's Cashnet site: https://commerce.cashnet.com/msu_3726. Once you pay for the course, the e-mailed receipt will include instructions on how to access the course.
For more information, contact Kristin Getter, Michigan State University, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Teacher: Kristin Getter