Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference

Extension Learning Zone

Extension Learning ZoneAs you walk through the Extension Learning Zone, you will have the opportunity to see numerous small and urban greenhouse hydroponic production systems. You will experience the different options for propagation of transplants, micro-greens, herbs and vegetables.  Demonstrations will include:  upright, reservoir, and root manipulated containers; lay flat bags, and open troughs. You will also look at vertical growing systems and nutrient film technique (NFT) hydroponic production.

Attendees will also interact with active learning stations that identify actual diseases and insects as well as plant nutrition challenges, fertilizer injection systems, and several styles of greenhouses.

Hours open

Friday, August 1 

5:00pm — 7:30pm

Saturday, August 2

8:00am — 1:30pm

Located in the Exhibit Hall.

See the agenda-at-a-glance to view overall conference activities.
See the registration information for participating options.

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Early Registration Deadline
    Extended to July 21, 2014