Controlled Environment Agriculture Center

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

MONDAY -  PLANTS, ENVIRONMENTS & DISEASE/PESTS

Critical Factors to Consider When Producing Under Cover - Dr. Merle Jensen

Plant Nutrition, Hydroponic Solutions & Delivery Systems - Dr. Patricia Rorabaugh

Greenhouse Integrated Pest Management & Disinfectants - Karin Tifft

Common Insects, Mites & Diseases - Dr. Stacy Tollefson


TUESDAY - STRUCTURE, HVAC & LIGHTING

Understanding Greenhouse Structures and Glazing - Dr. Murat Kacira

Designing the Right HVAC System For Your Operations - Dr. Nadia Sabeh 

Sunlight and Supplemental Lighting in Greenhouses - Dr. Chieri Kubota

Sole-source Electric Lighting in Indoor Operations - Dr. Chieri Kubota


TUESDAY - ALTERNATIVE SYSTEMS & CROPS FOR CEA

Engineering Views, Recirculating Aquaculture & Aquaponic Systems - Dr. James Ebeling

Medicinal Crops, A Natural Approach to Medicine - Dr. Nadia Sabeh

Controlled Environment Mushroom Production: Innovations in an Expanding Market - Dr. Barry Pryor

Organic Hydroponics – Growing Organics Without Soil - Dr. Stacy Tollefson, The University of Arizona


WEDNESDAY - CASE STUDIES FOR SUCCESSFUL INDOOR GROWING

Challenges and Opportunities for Indoor Food Growing - Dr. Murat Kacira

The How & Why of Grafted Vegetable Plants - John Jackson

Ecological Approaches to CEA - Jamie Byron, Grove 

Existing & Emerging Vertical Farming Systems - Paul Hardej


WEDNESDAY - CEA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Fresh Produce Marketing Trends Influencing the Demand for Greenhouse Vegetables - Dr. Roberta Cook

FDA Update on Produce Safety - Dr. Stewart Jacobson

Changing Consumer Preferences: Focus on Organics

Packaging Your Expedition for Success - Dr. Merle Jensen