*Area 4 FFA Floriculture CDE, November 28th @ Southeast Bulloch High School
*Area 3 FFA Floriculture CDE, November 30th @ Pettigrew Center at Fort Valley State University
*There is a 3 week registration window -- the deadline is November 14th for both Area 3 & 4 CDEs.
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 11/14/2017 for BOTH AREA CDEs.
Link here to the how to register students. This information was given out at the area teachers meeting, click under the side bar that is titled enrollment & roster guide.
*Students should bring:
- a clean clipboard,
- several number 2 pencils,
- a BASIC/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.
*It is recommended that students either wear official dress or a chapter shirt.
*Use the following link to access the full CDE Guidelines - http://www.gaaged.org/page.
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
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.
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.