News and Announcements
Irrigation Water Quality & Treatment
Interpret water quality tests for irrigation of greenhouse and nursery crops, select appropriate water treatment technologies, and design a water treatment and monitoring system. Irrigation Water & Treatment is the final course for 2018 in the Greenhouse Training Online series offered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension, winner of the 2018 American Society for Horticultural Science Extension Division Education Materials Award.
This is taught at an advanced level, designed for an experienced grower or technical manager. Lessons are offered in English and Spanish, and are taught by professors from six universities in the United States. It costs $US 199 per participant, and includes a personalized certificate of completion. Over 4 weeks, there are streaming video lessons, readings and assignments. The 3 to 4 hours of lessons and activities each week can be accessed at any time of day.
Online Tool for Best Management Practices
for Multiple Pests in California Nursery and Floriculture Operations
This online tool allows growers/shippers to create a set of BMPs unique to their nursery based on county locations and the pests/pathogens under quarantine or of concern in those counties.
Any questions about upcoming or recent events?
California Nursery Conference & Grower Tour in conjunction with the USDA NC1186 and S-1065 Groups
June 19-20, 2018
Pest Management Symposium
February 22, 2018
To view programs in 2018 and before, go to the Programs and Publications page
Container Nursery Production and Business Management Manual