MSU greenhouse vegetable short course set for Feb. 27-28
RAYMOND, Miss. -- Current and prospective greenhouse vegetable growers can learn about the specialized production method during Mississippi State University’s 2024 Greenhouse Vegetable Short Course on Feb. 27-28.
The course will be held at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center’s Magnolia Building in Verona from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. It is open to greenhouse vegetable producers throughout the Southeast.
Guests will learn about greenhouse vegetable management practices for growing tomato, lettuce and other crops via greenhouse, vertical and indoor production. Participants will attend educational sessions and participate in hands-on activities.
Topics include microgreens, nutrient management, pesticide safety, floating growing systems, and insect and plant disease issues. Speakers will also present current tomato, strawberry and lettuce research.
Vendors will offer various goods and services.
Preregistration is available through the Extension registration portal at https://tinyurl.com/mr27une7 and closes Feb.17. Preregistration is $75 per person. On-site registration is $100 per person. The fee covers conference materials, lunch and refreshments on both days.
The Magnolia Building is located at 5395 Mississippi Highway 145 South.
The event is organized by personnel with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
MSU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation or additional information, contact Jeff Wilson at 662-566-8019 or email@example.com.