Greenhouse Management Workshop (Virtual)

Improving Production via Listening to Plants 

A virtual event 


Wednesday, January 27 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Fundamentals of Crop Production in Controlled Environments

Greenhouse management basics: Plant physiological aspects | Dr. Chieri Kubota, OSU

Greenhouse management basics: Physical aspects | Dr. Peter Ling, OSU

Scouting pests in greenhouse crops | Dr. Luis Canas, OSU

Scouting disease in greenhouse crops | Dr. Francesca Hand, OSU


Thursday, January 28 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Plant Monitoring Tools

Just in time irrigation | Dr. Peter Ling, OSU

Chlorophyll fluorescence based lighting control | Dr. Marc van Iersel, University of Georgia

Graphical tracking and DIF | Dr. Royal Heins, Michigan State University

A grower’s perspective | Invited


Friday, January 29 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Commercial Tools and Research Updates Commercial Plant-base Response Technologies:

Integrating plant level sensors and visual monitoring | Theodore Huggins, iUNU

Sensor technologies for greenhouse production | Invited

Utilizing data effectively to improve production | Invited

OSU Research Showcase: Luis Canas | Chieri Kubota | Michelle Jones | Peter Ling | Uttara Samarakoon


Continuing education credits requested for:

  • Ohio Pesticide Credit Recertification
  • Michigan Pesticide Certification 
  • Indiana State Chemist Certification
  • Pennsylvania Pesticide Recertification