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AG350 Greenhouse Mgmt TC

Course: AG350 Greenhouse Mgmt TC

Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12

Subject Area: Agri-Science

Type: Standard, Potential College Credit

Credits: 0.5

Course Information:

It’s a jungle out in our greenhouse. Students will learn the basics of plant production in a greenhouse setting. Students will spend the majority of their time in the greenhouse learning planting and germination techniques, management skills, and operation of a computer-controlled greenhouse. Over fifty types of annuals are grown, managed and sold through this class. Students will also learn identification of plants, pest-management, and marketing.

Outcomes:

  • Examine career opportunities in the greenhouse plant production industry
  • Explore greenhouse and/or nursery facilities
  • Propagate plants
  • Investigate how temperature affects plant growth
  • Identify the importance of light in plant production
  • Manage pests
  • Produce horticultural crops
  • Identify floriculture plants
  • Explore business markets

Notes:

Students may receive transcripted credit for this course from Gateway Technical College