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Exciting Advances in Controlled Environment Agriculture Ensuring Local Access to Nutritious, Safe Food

February 24, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Maryland IFT for an exciting lunch and learn with our featured speaker John Erwin!

John Erwin is an environmental physiologist whose research focuses on temperature stress physiology and environmental control in controlled environment agriculture systems.  He received degrees from Delaware Valley College and Michigan State University.  He was a faculty member at the University of Minnesota for 30 years and is now a Professor in, and Chair of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture at the University of Maryland – College Park.  He has a production consulting business and currently works with vegetable and ornamental growers in CA, TX, CO and FL, as well as LED lighting producers.  Recently he was appointed to the US Secretary of Agriculture’s advisory committee on Urban Agriculture and Ag Innovation.


February 24, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm