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Four Ways to Get Your Staff to Care About Quality

It can be a challenge to convince your employees to care as much as you do about your business and the quality of products you are providing. Here are four suggestions for making this happen.

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Dr. Rose Buitenhuis will present practical knowledge for growers to implement immediately during Biocontrols West Conference in San Diego, March 7-9.

12 New Poinsettias and Succulents for Holiday Sales, Crafting, and Landscaping

Poinsettias and succulents are both in-demand products with today’s consumers. Here’s a look at some of the newer introductions available for retail sales in 2018 and 2019.

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NL: Lans harvests tomatoes from 100% LED-lighted greenhouse

Since the introduction of the ClimaLED3 at the HortiContact in 2017, Qwestland has been developing continuously. At tomato nursery Lans the first tomatoes were harvested which, according to the company, originate from the largest 100% LED-lighted greenhouse in Europe. At the end of 2017, tomato grower Lans.....

Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers re-elect Chair, Vice Chair

Greenhouse vegetable grower Jan VanderHout will serve another one-year term as Chair of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association (OFVGA). He first assumed the role in 2017 and was re-elected at the OFVGA annual general meeting in Niagara Falls. Grape grower Bill George was re-elected as Vice.....

Dehumidification in 'Water Saving Greenhouse', Riyadh

Recently the Wageningen University & Research (WUR) published an article about the greenhouses built by Bom Group for the “Estidamah” project in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The high performance on water saving and increase of production show great results. Building of the greenhouse last yearThe team visiting.....

Sustainable Agriculture Training Program

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Sustainable Agriculture Training Program

Time: October 9, 2017 at 7am to November 17, 2017 at 3pm
Location: Archi's Acres
City/Town: Escondido, CA
Website or Map: http://archisinstitute.com
Phone: (760) 626-6360
Event Type: course
Organized By: ArchisAcres.com
Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2017

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Are you interested in joining the agricultural community? Do you seek to acquire the fundamental skills of self employment or are you looking to be more competitive in the job market? AiSA has educated transitioning service men and women, as well as members of the general public, to be successful in the sustainable and organic agricultural industry, known as Agribusiness. Formerly known as VSAT or the Veteran’s Sustainable Agriculture Training program, more than 300 graduates have left our Agribusiness education farm ready to help feed our nation since 2009. We assist with the job placement and business creation after graduation. Our graduates include successful farm owners and workers, soil-testing pioneers, restaurateurs, and owners of food companies.

Learning Objectives:

  • Sustainable agribusiness and farming production methods.
  • Agricultural Irrigation Planning and Techniques.
  • Hydro-Organics (Organic Hydroponic Techniques).
  • Aeroponics (Data Science Meets Produce Production).
  • Greenhouse Design Considerations.
  • Farm Ownership and Management (Agribusiness).
  • Business Development and Implementation.
  • Introduction to Farm Service Agency Loan Programs.
  • Introduction to the Agricultural Marketplace and Network.
  • Lab hours for the Hybrid Course (only) will be completed at a farm near you.

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