Greenhouse Management - School of Trades, Technology, Sustainability, and Professional Studies
About the Program
AAS in Greenhouse Management
The purpose of this program is to revitalize agricultural traditions in order to build local food security in a way that is ecologically, economically and culturally viable; socially just; and organic and regenerative for current and future generations. You'll received hands-on and classroom training in greenhouse management. Through various program concentrations, completion of this degree prepares you for careers in sustainable agriculture.
Certificate in Greenhouse Management
Successful completion of this certificate prepares you to become Greenhouse Management Professionals with the knowledge and skills to create and manage hydroponic greenhouse enterprises for home/farm and commercial scale operations. You'ill learn about greenhouse operations; multiple hydroponic systems; major techniques and challenges of growing hydroponic plants organically from propagation to harvesting and marketing; integrated pest management; aquaponics and/or fodder for animals. Upon completion of the program you'll have experience in designing a business plan for a small-scale hydroponic enterprise.
Topics of Instruction
- Technological hands on studies of the three top and most advanced hydroponic/aquaponic/fodder systems in use today
- All aspects of greenhouse management and operations; including accounting, marketing, sales, and culinary arts
- Plant, fish, seed and fodder production, product use and commercial distribution
- Health, societal and planetary benifits of hydroponic growing
Graduates have a full spectrum understanding of hydroponic businesses; the ecological and sustainable qualities, the operational 'why' and 'how' as well as accounting, sales, marketing and distribution.
For more information, please contact Eric Highfield , 505-428-1941, email@example.com.
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