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Introductory Live Hydroponic Workshop

Interact with working hydroponic systems! In this live hydroponic workshop, we have four different styles of production in operation right now, just waiting for you to come explore, ask questions, move things, plant, harvest, and more!

In-Person Hydroponics Course Overview

This in-person hydroponic program is designed to help you start your own hydroponic production.

You'll be able to see how an 'official' setup looks, get hands-on learning and ask any questions you may have.

What You'll Learn

In this interactive hydroponic workshop, you will learn:

  1. Deep Water Culture (DWC)
  2. Nutrient Film Technique (NFT)
  3. Buckets
  4. Ebb & Flow/Flood

With insight from expert instructors, you'll have the chance to explore and experiment and learn a variety of ways of doing things.



Learning Objectives

With this science-backed worshop, you will be able to avoid costly and time-consuming misteps and improve your results.

By the end of the training, you will:

  • Practice harvesting from multiple hydroponic system types
  • Practice seeding or planting for multiple hydroponic system types
  • Evaluate properties of different production materials
  • Examine and contrast different configurations for multiple hydroponic system types
  • Use a light meter, EC meter and a pH meter
  • Analyze corrective steps to adjust hydroponic nutrient solutions
  • Use chemical reagents to determine multiple nutrient concentrations in the hydroponic solution
  • Inventory current hydroponic greenhouse pest management
  • Apply hydroponic-safe pest controls
  • Assess hydroponic plants for various stressors

One day | 4 hours
Aurora, Oregon
price (2)
Additional Information: North Willamette Research and Extension Center, located at: 15210 NE Miley Rd, Aurora, OR 97002

Continuing Education Credits:
5 hours from OR LCB

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Mykl Nelson

Mykl grew up in a military family and has traveled around the globe. He started down his agricultural path after picking the makings of a salad directly into a bowl while standing within a greenhouse in his backyard in Colorado.

Mykl came to the Pacific Northwest to enter the agricultural sector and really immerse himself in an environment of plant growth.  . He spent a handful of years at Oregon State University to retrain in a new undergraduate degree so he could finish with a Master’s of Horticulture. He's worked on a handful of farms and tended ever-larger gardens, often on someone else's land. He is now creating and teaching courses at OSU as the Instructor of Urban Agriculture.

In addition to his work for OSU's certificate program in urban agriculture, he is experimenting with a system to convert food waste into insect protein. Outside the university, Mykl gardens when he can and runs a number of nutrient cycling experiments.

Past Students' Work

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