University of Florida Offers Course on Greenhouse Nutrient Management

Magnesium deficiency on poinsettia, nutrient managementThe University of Florida is offering an online greenhouse training course this September covering advanced nutrient management. Growers can train themselves, or their staff, to make better crop management decisions by learning in-depth aspects of plant nutrition management.

The course covers multiple aspects of pH management, how to formulate your own fertilizer from individual salts, and diagnose nutritional problems and take corrective actions.


The course runs from Sept. 3-28, 2018. It includes a personalized certificate of completion. Over four weeks, there are streaming video lessons, readings, and assignments (about three to four hours total commitment per week), which can be accessed at any time of the day.

Advanced Nutrient Management is the fifth course of the Greenhouse Training Online program offered by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension, which was the winner of the 2018 American Society for Horticultural Science Extension Division Education Materials Award. The course is advanced level, designed for an experienced, well-trained grower, or upper university level. It is offered in English and in Spanish.

Click here to register, or email [email protected].