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Floriculture registration will close today at noon.  Please make sure you
are registered if you plan to attend.

The following schools have registered so far:
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> *Area 3 JUNIOR* - Bonaire Middle, Byron Middle, Dodge High, Dodge Middle,
> Dooly Co,
> ​Dutchtown,  ​
> Gray Station Middle,
> ​Harris Co, Jones Co, Locust Grove, Mary Persons, ​
> Mossy Creek, Northeast Bibb,
> ​Northside High, ​
> Northside Middle,
> ​Perry High, ​
> Perry Middle, Pike High, Pike Middle,
> ​Rutland Middle, ​
> Thomson Middle, Upson Lee Middle,
> ​ Veterans,​
> Warner Robins Middle
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> *Area 3 SENIOR* - Callaway, Dodge Co, Dooly Co,
> ​Dutchtown, ​
> Eagles Landing,
> ​Harris Co, ​
> Heard Co, Houston Co, Manchester, Mary Persons, Northeast Bibb, Northside
> High,
> ​Perry High, ​
> Piedmont Academy, Pike High,
> ​Putnam Co, ​
> Schley Co,
> ​Stockbridge, ​
> Taylor Co,
> ​Troup Co, ​
> Twiggs Co, Warner Robins High, Veterans
>
> *Area 4 JUNIOR* - Burke High, Burke Middle, East Laurens Middle,
> Effingham Middle, Evans,
> ​Islands, ​
> Jenkins High, Jenkins Middle, Johnson Co Middle, Screven Co High, Screven
> Co Middle, South Effingham Middle,
> ​ ​
> Thomson Middle, Toombs Co Middle, West Laurens High, West Laurens Middle
> ​, Wheeler Co Middle​
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> *Area 4 SENIOR* - Burke High,
> ​Claxton, ​
> Cross Creek,
> ​East Laurens, Effingham Co High, ​
> Evans,
> ​Islands, ​
> Jenkins Co High, Portal, Screven Co High, South Effingham High, Southeast
> Bulloch, Thomson High,
> ​Warren Co, ​
> West Laurens,
> ​ Wheeler Co,​
> Windsor Forest
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> Floriculture is a 4 person team and all 4 team members scores counting
> towards the team score.
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> The junior participants will take a 25 question general knowledge exam and
> identify 25 plant specimens.
>
> The senior participants will also take a 25 question general knowledge
> exam and identify 25 plant specimens.  There will be a plant list
> provided.  In addition they will solve 5 problem solving questions as well
> as identify 10 plant disorders.  There is also a list of disorders
> provided.
>
>
> *Sign In:* 4 PM     *Contest Starts*:  4:30 PM
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> Location
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> *Area 4 FFA Floriculture CDE, November 28th @ Southeast Bulloch High
> School
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> *Area 3  FFA Floriculture CDE, November 30th @ Pettigrew Center at Fort
> Valley State University
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>
> *Registration*
>
> *There is a 3 week registration window -- *the deadline is November 14th**
> for both Area 3 & 4 CDEs.*
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> To register for the CDE.
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> Go to the AG. Ed. Website and log in.
>
> Click on Event Registration.
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> Click on Area 3 or Area 4 FLORICULTURE CDE Registration.
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> 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.
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> *It has opened to register your teams and closes on 11/14**/2017 for BOTH
> AREA CDEs.*
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> *Link here <http://www.gaaged.org/page.aspx?ID=43> *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.
>
>
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> Supplies Needed:
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> *Students should bring:
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> - a clean clipboard,
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> - several number 2 pencils,
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> - 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.
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>
>  CDE Dress
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> *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
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>         3.  Chemical and fertilizer application
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>         4.  Irrigation
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>         5.  Pricing
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>  *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.
>
>
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> Study Material
> Click on this link for past tests - *http://www.gaaged.org/page.aspx?ID=76
> <http://www.gaaged.org/page.aspx?ID=76>*
>
> CDE Training Guide - *http://www.gaaged.org/docs/sidemodules/62263_Floriculture_CDE_Training_Guide.pdf
> <http://www.gaaged.org/docs/sidemodules/62263_Floriculture_CDE_Training_Guide.pdf>*
>
> 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.
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>
> If I can help or if you have questions please let me know
> Thanks, Melissa
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> Melissa Riley
> Central Region Ag Education
> Horticulture Teacher
> 1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
> Fort Valley, GA 31030
> office - 478-825-6067 <(478)%20825-6067>
> cell - 478-973-4071 <(478)%20973-4071>
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> Melissa Riley
> Central Region Ag Education
> Horticulture Teacher
> 1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
> Fort Valley, GA 31030
> office - 478-825-6067 <(478)%20825-6067>
> cell - 478-973-4071 <(478)%20973-4071>
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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