The following schools have registered for Area Floriculture - deadline to register is this Friday, Nov 20th
Area 3 Junior - 16 teams - Bonaire, Dutchtown, Harris, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Jones, LaGrange, Mary Persons, Mossy Creek, Northside, Perry High, Perry Middle, Pike High, Pike Middle, Upson Lee Middle

Area 3 Senior - 21 teams - Baldwin, Dooly, Eagles Landing, Harris, Houston, Jones, LaGrange, Manchester, Mary Persons, Peach Co, Perry, Piedmont Academy, Pike, Rutland, Schley, Stockbridge, Taylor Co, Troup, Union Grove, Veterans, Warner Robins

Area 3 Shirts - Bonaire Middle - 3 Northside -2, Taylor Co High -1, Piedmont Academy-4 and Upson Lee Middle - 4

Area 4 Junior - 11 teams - Burke Middle, Effingham Middle, ECI, Evans, Screven High, Screven Middle, South Effingham High, South Effingham Middle, Southeast Bulloch, Thomson High, Thomson Middle

Area 4 Senior - 7 teams - Burke High, Effingham High, Evans, Screven High, Southeast Bulloch, Thomson, West Laurens

Area 4 Shirts - Effingham High - 3, ECI - 4, and West Laurens - 4, Effingham Middle -3


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From: Melissa Riley <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 9:47 AM
Subject: Registration Open for Area Floriculture CDE
To: [log in to unmask], Trisha Lastly <[log in to unmask]>


Teachers,

Registration is now open for the Area Floriculture CDE's on the Georgia Ag. Ed. Website and login page.  Here is some additional information

Sign In: 4 PM     Contest Starts:  4:30 PM 


Eligibility           
Junior: This event is open to students in grades 6-9 who are agricultural education students, and are paid members of a chartered FFA chapter. Each student’s name must appear on the chapter’s FFA roster at least 10 days prior to competition above the chapter level. 

Senior: This event is open to students in grades 9-12 who are agricultural education students, and are paid members of a chartered FFA chapter. Each member of the team must be a member of the chapter registering them, and each student’s name must appear on the chapter’s FFA roster at least 10 days prior to competition above the chapter level.


Location

*Area 4 FFA Floriculture CDE, December 8th @ Southeast Bulloch High School 

*Area 3  FFA Floriculture CDE, December 10th @ Pettigrew Center at Fort Valley State University 


 Tshirts 

Tshirts are available for this event and must be ordered online with event registration.  

Tshirt Design is attached.  

Invoices are available on the Georgia AgEd Website by clicking on account balances and then selecting the region balance tab in the upper right corner of the screen.

You can then download a PDF invoice to turn in to your book keeper.  

 

Registration

*The deadline is FRIDAY,  November 20th, 2015 by 11:00pm.

*All students must be pre-registered for adequate materials to be purchased.

To register for the CDE.
Go to the AG. Ed. Website and log in.
Click on Event Registration.
Click on Area 3 or Area 4 Floriculture CDE Registration.
Click on the edit for each team that your are registering.
Click on edit for the T-shirts that you order. It will make an invoice for your T-shirts.
It has opened to register your teams and closes on 11/20/15 at 11:00 p.m.


Supplies Needed:

*Students should bring: 

- a clean clipboard, 

- several number 2 pencils, 

- a NON-PROGRAMMABLE calculator  (Cell phones can not be used as a calculator nor will they be allowed in the competition area).  

 - Seniors may also want to bring a pocket magnifier for disorders.  

 

CDE Dress

*It is recommended that students either wear official dress or a chapter shirt. 

    
Guidelines and Format 

*Use the following link to access the full CDE Guidelines - http://www.gaaged.org/page.aspx?ID=76

SENIORS

The career development event will be conducted in FOUR PHASES:

Identification of Plants, Tools and Materials:  Twenty-five specimens from the Georgia Floriculture Plant List and Horticulture Tool  and Materials List will be displayed for contestants to identify.  Participants have 25 minutes to complete this event phase.

 General Knowledge:  The general knowledge section will consist of twenty-five questions covering all areas of the floriculture industry.  Participants have 25 minutes to complete this phase.

 Problem Solving:  This phase will consist of five problem solving questions. Participants have 20 minutes to complete this phase. The problem solving questions will concentrate on a designated areas:

        1.  Media Volume

        2.  Area and Volume

        3.  Chemical and fertilizer application

        4.  Irrigation

        5.  Pricing

 Disorder Identification:  Contestants will be required to identify plant disorders including diseases, insects, weeds, and nutritional disorders and specify, if requested, those pesticides or other treatments necessary to remedy the problem.  Items for this phase of the career development event will be selected from the Disorders List.  Participants have 20 minutes to complete this event phase.

 
JUNIORS:

The career development event will be conducted in TWO PHASES: 

Identification of Plant Materials: Twenty-five specimens from the Georgia Junior Floriculture List will be displayed for contestants to identify.  Participants have 30 minutes to complete this event phase.     

General Knowledge: The general knowledge section will consist of twenty-five questions covering basic horticulture.  Participants have 25 minutes to complete this event phase.   



Study Material 

Click on this link for past tests - http://www.gaaged.org/page.aspx?ID=76


I also have several PowerPoints from past CDEs that you can use to review plant material with your students.  If you are interested let me know and I will share these with you via google docs. 


If I can help or if you have questions please let me know
Thanks, Melissa 

--
Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071
fax - 478-825-6980

 




--
Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071
fax - 478-825-6980

 




--
Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071
fax - 478-825-6980