Controlled Environment Agriculture Center

Research, Instruction & Extension for Producing Crops
With Sustainability, Efficiency & Eco-Friendliness

Monday March 21st, Morning:

1. 11 Critical Factor to Consider When Producing Under Cover - Merle Jensen

2. Tomato Varieties for Greenhouse - Pat Rorabaugh

3. Lettuce Varieties for Greenhouse - Mike Evans

Monday March 21st, Afternoon:

4. Integrated Pest and Disease Management - KarinTifft

5. Disinfectants - Karin Tifft

6. Greenhouse Pest Problems - Stacy Tollefson

7. Plant Nutrition Basics - Pat Rorabaugh

8. Working with Substrates - Mike Evans

Tuesday March 22nd, Morning:

9. Greenhouse Structures & Glazing

10. Plant Lighting Basics & Applications - Ricardo Hernandez

11. LED Lighting for CEA - Rebecca Knight

12. The Business Side of Lighting for CEA - Chris Higgins

Tuesday March 22nd, Afternoon:

13. Introduction to Aquaponics - Kevin Fitzsimmons

14. Engineering View of Recirculating Aquaculture and Aquaponics Systems - James Ebeling

15. Greenhouse Strawberry Production - Mark Kroggel

16. Growing Crops in High Tunnels - Ursula Schuch

Wednesdsy March 23rd, Morning:

17. Introduction to Growing Plants Indoors - Ricardo Hernandez

18. Getting Started on Urban Farming - Paul Hardej

19. Building an AgTech Startup Company - Jamie Byron

20. Ecological Controlled Environment Farming - Jamie Byron 

Wednesday March 23rd, Afternoon:

21. Greenhouse Food Safety - Kurt Nolte

22. Organic Seedling Production - Jose Chen Lopez

23. Succeeding as a Small Greenhouse Grower - Todd & Tricia McPhail

24. Hi Tech- Hi Touch: From Farm Markets to Supermarkets - Merle Jensen

Thursday Workshop Day

25. Sensor and Controls - Murat Kacira