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Greenhouse management workshop.
*Date*: Thursday January 7th, 2010
*Location:* South Milledge Greenhouse Complex, UGA Campus Athens
*One Professional Learning Unit* with CTEA Resource Network will be
available for attending this workshop.

It will be a one day drive in workshop to help teachers plan and prepare for
spring crops.
Hands on labs with plugs, rooted cuttings, crop schedules, color bowls,
fertilizers, pesticide.
*Basic "how to" class for spring greenhouse crops.
*Labs will mentor how to teach labs in educational greenhouse with students,
rubric chart for skills and knowledge obtainment.


*Agenda for the Workshop*:
8:00 - 8:30 -Registration/Introductions


8:30 - 9:00 - Greenhouse Crop Schedules
a. How to plan a planting schedule to have all greenhouse crops ready to
sale at the same time
b. Supplies needed
b. Pricing


9:00 -10:15 - Seeds (30 min lecture / 45 min hands on lab)
a. What should you grow by seed
b. How to obtain high germination
c. How to transplant seedlings
d. How to grow out seedlings


10:30 - noon - Spring Plugs and Rooted Liners (30 min lecture / 45 min hands
on lab)
a. How to care for upon arrival
b. How to plant
c. Fertilizer / Fungicide
d. How to prepare for sale
e. Pinching Methods


Noon-12:30: Lunch: Bring your own sack lunch


12:30 - 1:30: Color Bowls (Hands on lab)
a. How to select materials and design a color bowl
b. How to construct a color bowl for spring sales


1:30 - 2:30 - Hanging Basket Production (15 lecture / 45 min hands on lab)
a. How to produce hanging baskets from plugs
b. How to produce hanging baskets from cuttings


2:30 - 3:30- Fertilizer (30 Lecture / 30 Lab)
a. Calculation of Rates
b. How to operate Fertilizer Injector
c. How to test EC

3:30 - 4:30- Pesticide Management (Lecture / ID of live samples)
a. Identification of Most Common Insects
b. Identification of Most Common Disease
c. How to treat most common insects and disease

*Registration:*Class will be posted on the CTAE Resource Network the first
week of December.
To register for the class go to https://www.ctaern.org.




--
Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-542-3679 / 706-540-0032
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