Teachers,

The following workshop is now open for registration on the CTAERN website.  Please log into the website to register for the class. 
There are 25 spots open for this workshop. 

Thanks, Melissa 

Greenhouse Management for Beginners

CTAERN 6145

Monday, October 1, 2018

Putnam County High Agricenter

 

Workshop for beginning teachers or teachers new to a school greenhouse to teach basic greenhouse practices such as cooling cell maintenance, irrigation maintenance, or plant schedules. Workshop will also include a tour of Old Castle soil company to see how different greenhouse medias are constructed.

 

7:40 - 8:00                          Registration/ Sign In
8:00 - 8:15                          Welcome and Introductions 
8:15 - 9:00                          Greenhouse Crop Scheduling
9:00 - 10:00                       Greenhouse Labs w Students
10:00 - 10:30                     Travel to Old Castle Soil Company – Shady Dale, GA

10:30 – 12:00                    Tour Old Castle – what makes up greenhouse soils, how are different soils configured, what are functions of different soil components     

12:00 – 1:00                       Lunch on your own

1:00 – 1:30                          Greenhouse Supplies - what to order, vendors

1:30 – 2:00                         Pesticides and Fungicides - what to buy and how to apply 
2:00 – 2:45                         Fertilization and Demonstration of how to use fertilizer injector

2:45  - 3:00                         Break

3:00 – 3:45                         Watering and How to set Irrigation Timer
3:45 – 4:15                          General Greenhouse Maintenance
4:15 - 4:45                            Greenhouse Sales
4:45 – 5:00                         Question and Answer




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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