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We will be offering a one day drive in greenhouse management class to help
teachers get prepared for a successful spring crop.
Below is the agenda for the class.

To register for the course go to CTAERN Resource Network
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four digits of your ss #) Ex: Ham1234
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*Agenda *

CTAERN 3364 Spring Greenhouse Crop Management Workshop for Agriculture
Education Teachers

*Friday January 6th*

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

*9:00 -10:30  Getting Vegetables off to a good start: Brent Loop*

a.        What vegetables should be started by seed in greenhouse

b.       How to obtain high germination
c. How to transplant seedlings
d. How to grow out seedlings

*Hands on Lab*: Proper method to plant seeds and transplant seedlings

*11:00 - 1:00 - Sack Lunch Discussion *

*Spring Annual Plugs and Rooted Liners: Grower: Mack & Luci Furlow*
a. How to care for plugs and liners upon arrival
b. How to plant plugs and liners
c. Fertilizer / Fungicide
d. Crop Management Tips

*Hands on Lab: Proper method in handling and transplanting annual plugs*

*1:00 - 2:30   - Perennials & Herbs: Grower: Leah James
*a. Handling / Planting / Growing Tips
b. Chemical Application
c. Pinching Methods

*2:30 - 3:30 - Hanging Basket / Herb Bowls : Georgia Smith*
a. How to produce hanging baskets from plugs
b. How to produce hanging baskets from cuttings
c. Design of Herb Bowls

*3:30  5:00 - Fertilizer (30min Lecture / 50 min Lab): Pam Lewis*
a. Calculation of Rates
b. How to operate Fertilizer Injector
c. How to test EC



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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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