AG350 GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT TC

Course: AG350 Greenhouse Management 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