September 26-October 21

US (FL): UF to offer online disease management courses

Join over 600 growers who have successfully graduated from Greenhouse Training Online courses offered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension (UF). This new course is designed for growers with some experience and training in the US and other countries. The course is offered in English and Spanish. Learn how plants become infected, what factors contribute to plant disease development, and different options available for diagnosis and control of diseases in greenhouses and nurseries. You will learn about fungicide formulations, how to accurately calculate rates to use, and rules and regulations of handling fungicides.

The course runs for 4 weeks, from September 26 to October 21, 2016. It costs $US 200 per participant, and includes a personalized certificate of completion. Each week there are two streaming video lessons, readings and assignments (about 3-4 hours total commitment per week), which can be accessed at any time of day. Bilingual PhD instructors can be accessed via discussion features. Click here to register.

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