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Greenhouse workshop in Tucson


September 30, 2008
By CALS Newsline U of Arizona

ceac_logoSeptember 30, 2008, Tucson – Find
out about the latest greenhouse environmental design, systems and
solutions at the International Workshop on Greenhouse Environmental
Control and Crop Production in Semi-Arid Regions from Oct. 20-24 at the Omni
Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa.

September 30, 2008, Tucson – Find out about the latest greenhouse environmental design, systems and solutions at the International Workshop on Greenhouse Environmental Control and Crop Production in Semi-Arid Regions from Oct. 20-24 at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa.ceac_logo

Geared to researchers, educators, developers and members of the controlled environment agriculture industry, the workshop includes presentations from the United States, Canada, Europe and the Middle East, covering everything from cooling, ventilation, irrigation, shading and lighting to ornamental and vegetable crop systems and yields, disease and insect control, nutrient uptake and other topics.
The event begins with a daylong Warm-up Tour to Biosphere II and the Phoenix Mars Mission Operation Centre on Oct. 20. Other tours include the UA Controlled Environment Agriculture Centre in Tucson and the Eurofresh greenhouses in Cochise County, Arizona, on Oct. 24, and a special add-on tour of greenhouses in Mexico on Oct. 25 and 26. Preregistration is required for all tours.
For more information, contact Gene Giacomelli of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Centre, giacomel@ag.arizona.edu.
For registration information and a comprehensive agenda of all presentations on Oct. 21-24, click here


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