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2020 Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course ONLINE

Format and Dates

Each Thursday, for 7 weeks starting June 11, participants will receive access to a set of pre-recorded presentations. The Live Zoom Session for those presentations will occur on the following Wednesday from 8 to 12 Pacific Daylight Time.

Study Week June 11-17; Live Session June 17
Study Week June 18-24; Live Session June 24
Study Week June 25-July 1; Live Session July 1
Study Week July 2-8; Live Session July 8
Study Week July 9-15; Live Session July 15
Study Week July 16-22; Live Session July 22
Study Week July 23-29; Live Session July 29

Sessions will be recorded if you are unable to participate at this time.

The interactive, virtual format will include pre-recorded video presentations, weekly live overview, highlights and Q&A sessions with instructors, demonstrations, produce experiments (demonstrations and homework), and break-out discussions. We will ask for questions to be submitted during the week and will answer the most relevant during the live sessions.

Early-bird Registration: $1,000.00 
Early-bird registrations end May 31, 2020.

Full Registration: $1,400.00

Student and Developing Country Participant Registration: $500
If you feel you are eligible for this discount, please email Pam Devine at pwdevine@ucdavis.edu for more information.

The enrollment fee includes access to view pre-recorded videos of all topics and demonstrations, weekly live interactive Zoom meetings with instructors, digital postharvest textbook (English or Spanish) and PDF copies of all presentations.

If you are unable to pay by credit card, please contact Pam Devine at pwdevine@ucdavis.edu.


For cancellation requests received via email on or before June 8, 2020: Reimbursement of registration fees paid less $100 USD administrative fee.

Registration substitution or transfers must be approved by class administrator and can be requested before June 8, 2020

In the unlikely event that this program is canceled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the Postharvest Technology Center will fully refund registration fees.

For inquiries, contact Pam Devine at pwdevine@ucdavis.edu.