Special webinars & online education

Nelson and Pade

Nelson and Pade going digital

Aquaponics master class now offered online

After over 20 years of offering onsite aquaponics classes and training, aquaponics industry pioneers and experts, Rebecca Nelson, John Pade and the Nelson and Pade team, present their Aquaponics master class online.  The master class is intended for anyone seriously considering getting into aquaponic food…

US (NV): Indoor Ag-Con kicks off:

Webinar series on business opportunities for indoor growers

Indoor Ag-Con is launching a free monthly webinar series to share content originally planned for its May 2020 in-person annual conference that has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Titled “Indoor Ag-Conversations,” the new virtual event series kicks off with the United Fresh Produce…

May 28 4:00 PM (CET)

Webinar on vertical farming

Heliospectra is having a free webinar this Thursday, May 28 at 4:00 PM (CET). This webinar is designed for vertical farmers, cultivation and operation teams, support technology companies, business executives as well as investors looking to connect with industry leaders to better understand the opportunities and challenges…

Every Wednesday from 16:00 CET

Eat This! webinar series

By way of the webinar series EAT THIS! World Horti Center and NethWork offer an online stage to inspiring speakers to discuss the future of food and the current food production system. They share…

June 8-10, manned 8:00 to 18:00 CET

Virtual congress 'Going forward together'

The International Seed Federation (ISF) set itself a goal to bring together the global seed industry for an ISF Virtual Congress, hosted by ISF and powered by Seed World.  "When…

Held May 16

Global urban agriculture and horticulture technology webinar

On May 16th, CAU Futong, the commercial service platform of China Agriculture University, held a webinar about urban agriculture and horticulture technology.  There were several Chinese speakers, but Adri Bom-Lemstra, Vice Governor of the Dutch Province of South Holland and chairwomen of the Dutch Greenport…

Argus Control Systems

May 28 1:00 PM Eastern Time / 12:00 PM Central Time

Webinar: strategies for automating your fertigation system

You can’t grow a good crop without a solid fertigation strategy. Automation can help you finetune your irrigation and nutrient delivery in any production environment, from nursery and greenhouse to vertical farm and indoor grow. But with so many options and levels of technology available, how do you…

Tuesday, June 23 at 2:00 PM (EST)

Plant growth research and technologies featured in upcoming NASA webinar

The Veggie Lab at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center is a Plant Processing Area - a web of ground research laboratories equipped with plant growth chambers of all sizes and the ability to simulate the International Space Station environment. That along with a team of researchers capable of applying the…

30MHz

Webinar: Growing degree hours & IPM applications with Fargro’s Ant Surrage

One of the calculations that they often encounter at 30MHz is the number of degree hours (days more often in arable environments) or cold hours. While examining this in more detail and gathering information about the different models and conventions, they realized how general and useful this calculation…

webinar on May 28th, 16:00 CET (UTC+1)

"Better air results in better yield and quality"

Removing fungi, bacteria and viruses from the air entering your greenhouse and plants. That's what the GAHU (greenhouse air handling unit) that was recently launched, can do. On May 28th, Can Kulekcioglu from Timfog will be running a webinar on possible trends after COVID-19 affecting greenhouse…

Webinar on how COVID-19 accelerates change in food systems

The first webinar from Greentech took place on Thursday, May 7th, 16:00 - 17:00 UTC +2. In this webinar, Tom Freyberg interviewed four horticulture professionals about their views on how the Coronavirus has and will change food systems as we know them.  Koppert Cress, Priva and 80 Acres Farms took place in…

University of Florida

New English/Spanish videos on petiole sap nutrient testing

For several years, UF/IFAS Extension has offered online certification courses in greenhouse management, with over 650 growers taking these courses in 2019. Starting May 13, the Greenhouse Training Online program is adding video content on a new YouTube channel (tinyurl.com/UFGTO). New videos in English…

webinar, May 26

How to fund your indoor farm

The May Indoor Science Cafe takes a look at how to fund your indoor farm. It's presented by Nicola Kerslake of Contain, and takes place Tuesday, May 26th, at 11:00AM EDT. Indoor Ag Science Cafe is an…

June 3rd 9 AM and 3 PM

Webinar series: Implementing plant empowerment

The Implementation Partners of Plant Empowerment start a free webinar series of four webinars. Participants will learn how to implement the basic principles of Plant Empowerment. They also learn how to grow crops in a sustainable way by using the natural growing power and resilience of a plant. The first…

May 19: 9 AM and 3 PM (UTC +2) in English

Webinars on growth in several languages

In the coming months Hoogendoorn Growth Management will organize some practical webinars to be followed online, for free. First webinar - 'Optimize irrigation based on plant needs' This will give a practical explanation on how to work with start strategies, plant evaporation and substrate management. The…

May 20 17:00 UTC+3

Webinar growing organic in soilless media

Organic cultivation in soilless media can boost a business into fast growth and high revenues, but there are many technical and agronomical challenges to overcome and very little know-how is available. Tune in to this webinar if you're a grower of vegetables, berries or medical cannabis and thinking of…

held May 10th; view back

UAE Webinar on food safety

The Netherlands Business Council UAE (NBC) in partnership with the Benelux Council, the Embassy and the Consulate General of the Kingdom of The Netherlands held a special Webinar on Food Security in the UAE on Sunday, the 10th of May. Keynote speaker was H.E. Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for Food…

May 13th 7:00 PM

Webinar series 'Ask the Ag Agent' - Labour

Labour will be the topic for the 7:00PM Wednesday night webinar – 'Ask the Ag Agent'. This week, the webinar will be concentrated on the topic of farm labor. Since updates are coming to the industry and we have learned of some programs for migrant workers please join us for discussion. Please feel free…

May 14th 14:00 UTC+1

Webinar: Using additional data sources

The 30MHz platform ingests any kind of data source: crop level sensors, climate computers and manual data input. This way, growers can interact with ambient climate data alongside crop-level intel, or data from crop walks. And, as with all other data in the platform, users can share, compare and…

May 13

Webinar: Impact of innovation in the food & AG value chain

F&A Next, in cooperation with Foodbytes! by Rabobank, presents the eight most promising startups that have been selected as this year’s ‘Next Heroes of Food- & AgTech’. On May 13, four FoodTech and four AgTech startups will pitch their innovations during a (free) live webinar of F&A Next to an…

May 11th 11:30 - 12:30 UTC

Webinar: Flexible grippers and materials

Wageningen University & Research is hosting a webinar May 11th from 11:30 to 12:30 UTC, about flexible grippers and materials. Grippers are ideal robotic applications for pick-and-place applications in the food industry, but also in manufacturing and packaging. In an hour's time, Rob Scharff, PhD…

May 13th, 08:00 am (GMT+2) & 11:00 am (EST)

Webinar from Haifa Academy

Haifa Academy invites people to another free webinar about 'Nutirgation - Benefits and Practice'. In this webinar, discover how a carefully planned nutritional program helps to save water, improve…

hosted by Fluence, May 6th, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT

Rob Laing (Farm.One) discusses vertical farming in online webinar

Ready to get educated behind your desk? This week there will be a vertical farming panel, hosted by the Fluence team in collaboration with industry expert Farm.One, to tackle some of horticulture’s most pertinent questions. In this panel with vertical farming expert, Rob Laing, CEO + founder of Farm.One,…

May 7th 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM ET

Webinar about H-2A program in Pennsylvania

Penn State Cooperative Extension is hosting a free webinar to discuss the H-2A program in Pennsylvania. This may be helpful for NJ Farmers to listen in to find any updates or tips on how to handle this agricultural worker program. You must register to join this online event. In order to register you will…

May 6th, 2020 16:00 CEST

Webinar series 'Eat this' by World Horti Center

World Horti Center and NethWork collaborate in giving a follow up to the exhibition ‘Countryside – The Future’ initiated by the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, that was opened on February 20 in the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The exhibition among others features the current and future developments in…


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