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ATI to host greenhouse workshop for K-12 educators

June 15 & 16, 2023

We are excited to collaborate with the Ohio Agricultural Education Service to host our greenhouse workshops during the 2023 Ohio Agricultural Education Summer Conference! You can attend one or both days regardless of whether you are attending the summer conference, but register early - space is limited!

Day 1: Greenhouse Basics (Thursday, June 15)

The Greenhouse Basics workshop includes ample hands-on learning on the topics of:

  • Basics of the greenhouse environment
  • Fertilizer management
  • Plant propagation
  • Lesson planning

Day 2: Hydroponics and Pest & Disease Management (Friday, June 16)


The Hydroponics workshop includes ample hands-on learning on the topics of:

  • Introduction to hydroponic systems
  • Aerial and root zone environment for hydroponics
  • Setting up hydroponic systems for leafy greens
  • Pest and disease management


Workshop Fee: $100 per workshop (you can attend one or both workshops)

Please note: Space is limited to the first 20 participants per workshop on a first come first served basis

Refund Policy: A 100% refund less $20 processing fee, will be available only if Ohio State ATI is notified NO LATER THAN 21 days prior to the start of the workshop. No refund after that date. In the event of insufficient enrollment, it may be necessary to cancel a course. If so, you will be notified in advance and receive a full refund of fees.

Register here before June 2nd!

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS (Click on each picture for more details)

Uttara Samarakoon, Ph.D. - Associate Professor

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Peter Ling, Ph.D. - Associate Professor

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Luis Canas, Ph.D. - Associate Professor

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Francesca Rotondo, Ph.D. - Research Associate

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