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Greenhouse Production Short Course

Course Code: AC0303CA16

Greenhouse Production Course

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Date & Time

Last Held: March 7-8, 2016
8:30am - 5:00pm (Check in time: 8:00am)

Next offering TBD.


Come learn about the exciting world of greenhouse production! In this two-day class, our team of expert instructors will cover the core topics you need to either get your greenhouse off the ground or improve an existing program. This class will cover the topics below and more!

  • Greenhouse Structures
  • Heating
  • Ventilation
  • Cooling
  • Supplemental Lighting
  • Shading
  • Control Systems
  • High Tunnel Production
  • Crop Production
  • Hydroponics
  • Irrigation
  • Nutrient Management
  • Pests and Diseases
  • Aquaponics
  • Specialty Crop Production
  • Business Plan Basics
  • Marketing and Sales

The class will include a tour of the EcoComplex greenhouse and a mini trade show featuring greenhouse structures and supplies.

Greenhouse Crop Production News!

Read how Rutgers University researchers are studying the viability of growing ethnic specialty crops in greenhouses for local and regional sales. Albert Ayeni, Ph.D., who is quoted in the article, gave a presentation on this topic at the 2016 Greenhouse Production Short Course.


The March 7-8, 2016 offering of this course was approved for the following credits. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.

NOTE: Individuals who wish to receive pesticide recertification credits at any of our courses will need to know their applicator license number. Please bring your pesticide license with you to class.

Pesticide Credits


2 Units in CORE
4 Units in 1A
4 Units in PP2

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
4 Technical, 4 Government

Rutgers CEUs

For the latest credit information, please call (848) 932-7483.

Registration Fee



Cancellation Fee TBD  

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
Directions and Map

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.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Greenhouse Production Short Course" or Course Code AC0303) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for educational benefits through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.