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Hydroponic Food Production

Location: UCB 331

Learn a method of plant cultivation that does not require the use of soil. This is a course for growers, farm workers, horticulturists or anyone else seeking to lay a sound foundation in hydroponic growing. The course, taught by Dr. Melanie Willich, focuses on principles and practices of hydroponic systems and will run over two Saturdays. The first Saturday will start with an introduction to contemporary food systems, sustainability of Hawaii’ food system, types of hydroponic systems, and plant growth, development & nutrition. On the second Saturday, students will get an introduction to soil chemistry and fertilizers, soilless culture, nutrient solution, plant culture and seedling production, as well as learn about pest ID and integrated management.

September 17 & 24, 2016, Saturdays, 9:00am - 4:00pm, UH Hilo Campus, UCB 331, 2 Classes

For more information or to register, please contact the College of Continuing Education and Community Service at (808) 932-7830 or email ccecs@hawaii.edu

Special Restrictions: Tuition:$95

For more information, contact: ccecs@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7830

Tags: agriculture hydroponics non-credit

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