Greenhouse Management Workshop

Managing people, plants and your greenhouse will be the focus of a two-day Greenhouse Management Workshop next week at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, Feb. 26-27. Hydroponics and organic production are on the program, too.

The three tracks are management, culture and hydroponics and will be presented through lectures, hands-on activities and tours.

Management sessions include:

  • Managing Hispanic workforce
  • Greenhouse management software
  • Knowing your greenhouse environment to improve energy and production efficiency

Culture sessions include:

  • Water quality
  • Pest management: Making sense out of pesticide labels; pests and beneficial insects; best sanitation management practices
  • Major nutrient disorders

Hydroponic sessions include:

  • Food Safety
  • Marketing
  • Organic production

For more information, contact Dr. Peter Ling, ling.23@osu.edu, or visit: http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/ling/announce.html

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