The January Greenhouse Teacher Training (CTAERN 3131 Horticulture Pathway Lab Applications) is full.
Below are the teachers registered to attend.
Teachers there is a waiting list for the class so if you can not attend please go to the website and remove your name from the CTAERN enrollment.
Training Location: South Milledge Greenhouse Complex : 706-353-8379
TheGreenhouse Complexis located at 2470 S. Milledge Ave in Athens Georgia.
Directions from Hwy 10 /Athens ByPass: Take Exit 6 and turn away from Athens going south.
About 1 mile you will see the State Botanical Gardens on your right.
South Milledge Greenhouse Complex is the second drive past State Botanical Gardens.
Look for Brown and White Sign. Follow gravel drive to the back side of Greenhouse for Parking.
What to bring:Friday Sack Lunch,Cooler with drinks/snacks, Camera, Hand Shears, 3 ring notebook for handouts, pencil, marker/sharpie, comfortable clothes and shoes. Work gloves, warm wear for saturday labs will be outside.
Agenda for the Workshop

Friday January 7th

8:00 - 8:30 -Registration/Introductions: Dr. Hamlin

8:30 - 9:30 - Greenhouse Crop Schedules : Dr. Hamlin

a. How to plan a planting schedule to have all greenhouse crops ready to sale at the same time

b. Supplies needed

b. Pricing

9:30 -10:50 - Seeds (30 min lecture / 50 min hands on lab) : Dr. Paul Thomas

a. What should you grow by seed

b. How to obtain high germination

c. How to transplant seedlings

d. How to grow out seedlings

11:00 - 1:00 - Sack Lunch Discussion and Hands on Lab

Spring Annual Plugs and Rooted Liners: Grower: Mack & Luci Furlow

a. How to care upon arrival

b. How to plant

c. Fertilizer / Fungicide

1:00 - 2:30 - Perennials & Herbs: Growers: Leah James & Ben Chester

a. Handling / Planting / Growing Tips

b. Chemical Application

c. Pinching Methods

2:30 - 3:30 - Hanging Basket / Color Bowls : Ms. Smith

a. How to produce hanging baskets from plugs

b. How to produce hanging baskets from cuttings

c. Design of Color Bowls

3:30 4:30 - Fertilizer (30min Lecture / 50 min Lab): Ms. Lewis

a. Calculation of Rates

b. How to operate Fertilizer Injector

c. How to test EC

Saturday January 8th

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Greenhouse Environmental Controls: Settings, Maintenance, Trouble Shooting : Ed Thornton

10:00 - noon: Split Into Two Groups and Rotate In One Hour Labs

Lab 1: Growing Vegetable Transplants for sale and school garden

Design and Construction of raised beds and cold frame for vegetables crops : David Berle

Lab 2: Irrigation Design and Construction : Dr. Duncan




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Ashton Allen

Gilmer Co / Clear Creek Middle

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Justin Bennett

Newton Co High School

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Tyrone Casteel

Woodland High @ Bartow Co

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Donald C. Dalton

Thomas Co Central High

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Sarah Duckworth

Gladden Middle

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Raymond Fitzpatrick

Apalachee High

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Taylor Sinclaire Ginn

East Jackson High

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Justin Grimsley

Manchester High

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Douglas Hamby

Fernbank Educational Center

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Sharon Harper

Campbell High

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Robbie Clark Harrison

Thomas Co Central High

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Kelly Howell

Monroe Area

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Lauren Jarrett

Summerville Middle

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Luann Jones

Troup Co High

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Joseph D Matteson

Dade Co High

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Allen Nasworthy

Locust Grove High

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Julie Roberts

Southeast Whitfield

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Joshua Rogers

Arabia Mtn High

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Barbara Sue Saunders

East Hall High

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Constance Dianna Saxon

Greene Co High

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Mike Slice

McIntosh Academy

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Sabrina W Stearns-Davis

Riverdale High

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April Lynn Tankersley

Madison Co Middle

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Julie A Throne

Cedar Shoals High

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Ashley Seamon Whiddon

Veterans High

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Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-552-4461 / 706-540-0032
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