Improve your prevention and management of diseases in nurseries and greenhouses by registering for Disease Management, part of the award-winning Greenhouse Online Training program offered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension. This course is intermediate level and designed for people with some experience or entry university level who are in production, technical, or sales role for greenhouse and nursery crops. Topics covered include how to differentiate between a disease and other issues, disease prevention tips, organic and conventional disease management options, and how to safely apply and handle fungicides. The course is offered in English and Spanish. Rated 4.2 out of 5 by grower participants, with over 80% graduation rate last year! Over 480 growers have successfully taken this course.
Dr. Carrie Harmon, Director of the UF/IFAS Plant Diagnostic Center in Gainesville, FL, and Co-Director of the National Plant Diagnostic Network teaches the course. Growers have described the training as “detailed but digestible, with an emphasis on practical, field-applicable knowledge” and that the course material “is very dynamic, which makes it easy to understand and apply to our day-to-day work in the greenhouse.”
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