There is currently 1 opening for this workshop 


Good Afternoon All,

Excited to see everyone next month on Tuesday, June 11th and Wednesday, June 12th at West Laurens High School for the CTAERN 6279 Workshop. The Greenhouse Maintenance, Management, and Controls workshop is designed for Agriculture Education Teachers/ FFA Advisors that are currently operating school greenhouses.

What: CTAERN 6279 Workshop -  Greenhouse Maintenance, Management, and Controls
Where: West Laurens High School - 3692 GA Highway 257, Dexter, GA 31019
When: Tuesday, June 11th and Wednesday, June 12th 
Time: Registration is from 8:00 - 8:15 on Tuesday 

Directions to West Laurens High School:
Off I-16 take exit 49 for Hwy 257
Go South West on 257 (you will pass the Love's truck stop)(coming from Macon take a right off Interstate, coming from Savannah take a left off Interstate)
Follow Hwy 257 for several miles until you see West Laurens High school on your left
pass the high school and take the road immediately on your left after the high school (Mark Wood Road)
You will then see the school greenhouse and can pull into the back of the school and park here. 

What to bring: Teachers should bring notebook/ pen/ pencil for note taking. 

What to wear: Comfortable clothes for indoor and outdoor activities, hat, sunscreen - check weather and bring rain jacket if needed 




Agenda: 
 Greenhouse Maintenance, Management, and Controls

Teachers will learn in depth lessons they can use in their greenhouse classes as well as gain a better understanding of greenhouse maintenance to maintain their school greenhouses.

 

 

Tuesday, June 11th 

Class will meet at West Laurens High School 

8:00 - 8:15                          Welcome and Introductions 
8:15 - 11:30                         Greenhouse Crop Scheduling 
                                              Greenhouse Labs w Students   

Lunch on your own

12:30- 1:00                        Arrive at Windham Greenhouses & Tour facility

1:00 – 5:00                         Pesticides and Fungicides - what to buy and how to apply - preventative maintenance 

     Fertilization and Demonstration of how to use fertilizer injector - what kind of fertilizers are best for greenhouse crops

      Hose repair, issues, etc

 

 

Wednesday, June 12th       

Everyone meet at Windham Greenhouses 

8:00                                     Watering - When to water, Proper watering techniques, and Irrigation Timers 
                                             General Greenhouse Maintenance - cooling cells, fans, heaters, thermostats, etc 

12:00   - 1:00                     Working Lunch 

                                            Teacher round table – classroom management in the greenhouse  

1:00 - 3:45                          Greenhouse Sales 

                                              Greenhouse Supplies - what to order, vendors  
3:45 – 4:00                          Question and Answer



Class Roster: 
LastName FirstName
Bateson Les
Bennett Kailee
Blalock Virgil
Bryant Walter
Carter Hope
Collins Cliff
Crockett Allie
Davis Skyler
DuBose Rick
Fern Megan
Free Zachary
Frost Erica
Gross Brandon
Hall Kalie
Hamilton Linda
Hardeman Jonathan
Hart Stacie
Hickman Michael
Hollingsworth Caroline
Jackson Kasey
Kickbush Samantha 
Marchant Kaitlyn
Meadows Victoria
Patrick Faith
Richardson Alisha
Roper Nicole
Tomblin Jeffrey
Townson Matt
Webb-Crosby Anglia
Williams Shelly

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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


 



--
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