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Hydroponic Fruit and Vegetable Production:
Practical Information for Novice Growers

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Course Code: AC0301CA14

Hydroponic Growing

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Date & Time

Last Held: March 7, 2014
9:00am - 4:00pm (Check in time: 8:30am)

*Optional tour of greenhouse immediately following the class

Next offering TBD.


Answers to the Key Questions Hydroponic Farmers Must Know!

Are you planning to start a hydroponic greenhouse on your farm or as part of an urban revitalization project? If so, this workshop will help you gather the core information needed to make an informed decision on whether hydroponics will work for you, your location, and your operation.

Subjects to be covered will include:

  • Advantages and disadvantages of different hydroponic systems
  • Greenhouse environment
  • Lighting requirements
  • Production inputs and yields
  • Marketing, economics, and sustainability
  • Tour of a state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse with different types of hydroponic systems and a vendor display area where you can efficiently gather information from hydroponic system suppliers

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Credit information coming soon!

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Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


We strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Rutgers Eco Complex
1200 Florence-Columbus Rd, Bordentown, NJ 08505
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Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317

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