Hort Americas New Short Course Online will be on Vertical Farming

Learn all the important aspects of growing plants in VERTICAL FARMING SYSTEMS.

Press Release – Hort Americas presents their latest online short course. From hydroponic growing system selection, use of artificial lighting and environmental control of all key variables in vertical farming systems. This is your time to master the use of artificial lighting!

Instructor: M.S. Karla Garcia– Hort Americas Technical Service– Master in Plant Sciences from The University of Arizona– Recognition by ISHS in strawberry hydroponic research– Editor: Book Roadmap to Growing Leafy Greens and Herbs– CEO at Microgreens FLN

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Schedule: 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM (Central Time)Platform: ZOOM USPrice: $50 US

Once you have registered, we will make contact to provide access to our LIVE session!

Course Content

– Plant factory: Advantages in yield and production– Hydroponics in vertical farming systemsa) NFTb) DFTc) Ebb and flow– Leafy greens production (Lettuce, herbs, microgreens)-Understanding artificial lightinga) Light qualityb) Light quantityc) Light calculations for vertical farming systems– Environmental control in plant factorya) Air flowb) Gas exchangec) Temperatured) Humidity– Advice in sales and product selection

Send an email to technicalservice@hortamericas.com if you have any further questions!

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