Be sure to mark your calendar for March 12-16, 2018 for the 17th Annual Greenhouse Crop Production & Engineering Design Short Course. The four-day conference, which takes place at the University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC), includes three full days of educational sessions, one day of hands-on training workshops at CEAC, and a commercial Arizona greenhouse tour.
The event features the latest expert information in research, production, and the bottom-line business of controlled environment agriculture, including the science, technology, and knowledge necessary to make a growing businesses improve.
Technology is one of the big topics that will be part of the discussion, with sessions covering:
• Greenhouse design, structures, and glazing
• Engineering a greenhouse structure for energy optimization
• Designing HVAC systems
• Evaluating LED technologies
• Emerging urban farming systems
• Sunlight and supplemental lighting applications
• Air uniformity in urban ag systems, and more.
Attendees will also have face-to-face time with industry experts, as well as networking time with industry leaders.
Registration is now open for the event. More information on the course, registration, early bird pricing, and other discounts can be found on the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center’s website.