Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
Thu, 11 June 2020 » Wed, 29 July 2020
University of California Postharvest Center Online Conference
The 2020 course is a great opportunity to upgrade your knowledge and skills at a significantly lower price!
This course is a seven-week intensive study of the latest technologies used for handling fruits, nuts, vegetables and ornamentals in California, and the underlying biology principals. The new, interactive, virtual format will include pre-recorded video presentations, weekly live overview, highlights and Q&A sessions...
Intro to Soils 1/2 Day Training
Fri, 26 June 2020 » Fri, 26 June 2020
ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center & Seed Bank,
This 1/2 day training will be a broad overview and introduction to some basic soil characteristics: phases (solid, liquid, gas), texture, density, structure, reaction (pH), plant-water relationships, organic matter, and nutrients.
After some classroom discussion we will head out to into the ECHO Farm where we will look at soil profiles with different soil horizons to point out textural, color, density, and structural differences. Participants can practice determining soil texture by feel.
Small-scale Livestock Management - CANCELLED
Mon, 27 July 2020 » Fri, 31 July 2020
ECHO Global Farm,
To safeguard against COVID-19, and the spread of the novel coronavirus, some on-campus ECHO Florida training events have been modified.
·Small-Scale Livestock Workshop, July 27 – 31, 2020 has been cancelled.
Learn about small-scale management of livestock in the tropics during this one week course. ECHO's global farm manages cattle, goats, sheep, pigs, fowl, and rabbits. Learn how to integrate and manage these animals into a tropical farming system.