University of Florida offers online course on weed management and hydroponic vegetables

Weed Management runs from October 18 to November 12, 2021, and has been approved for CEUs in the state of Florida. It is taught by Dr. Chris Marble, assistant professor of ornamental and landscape weed management in the Department of Environmental Horticulture at the University of Florida. Growers in the course have described him as an instructor who “is very methodical and easy to learn from” who presents “weed management in an in-depth, clear manner.”

Hydroponic Vegetable Production runs from October 25 to November 19, 2021. The course is taught by a team of instructors from the University of Florida and Cornell University. The team includes Bob Hochmuth, Assistant Center Director for the UF/IFAS North Florida Research & Education Center at Live Oak and Regional Specialized Extension Agent for commercial vegetable crops, and Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent for UF/IFAS in Alachua County. Past participants have liked “how the course walked me through all aspects of hydroponics” and described the instructors as “attentive, responsive, and enthusiastic.”

Each course costs $US249 per participant, with a 20% discount if you register five or more. The courses are held entirely online and include pre-recorded videos, an interactive discussion board with Ph.D. professors, and quizzes. Course material is available any time of the day in English and in Spanish, and two new modules are activated each week during each course, for a total of 8 learning modules. Click here to register (http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/training/).

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

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