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Greenhouse Mgt. 

Agricultural Education

Greenhouse Management Syllabus

Morristown Hamblen High School West

Welcome to Greenhouse Management. I hope that you find this course fun, interesting, and beneficial. This course is within the Agricultural Education Program. Listed below are the topics that will be covered during the term. Each student will be given a student competency for that provides detailed information on the curriculum they will be responsible for completing.

Each student in this course must show proof of medical insurance.

Students are expected to join FFA; this is the school youth organization related to this course. Dues of the FFA are 13.00$. Dues are not allowed to be waived.

Grading rules for 9 week period are as follow; Test/ quizzes- 50%, Class participation work and Greenhouse Lab 50%.

I am looking forward to having you in class. If there are any questions, please feel free to contact me at 581-1600 ext. 1045.

Jennifer P. Noe

Agriculture Education Instructor

 

 

 

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State Standards for this course

Begin-End Yr

2009 -

1.1 - Follow industry safety standards in the greenhouse and work area. 2009 -

1.2 - Evaluate proper chemical/pesticide safety standards. 2009 -

1.3 - Assess the purpose of worker protection standards. 2009 -

1.4 - Compare the uses and types of chemicals used in greenhouse production. 2009 -

1.5 - Complete safety test with 100 percent accuracy. 2009 -

1.6 - Obtain the worker protection standards student industry certification. 2009 -

2009 -

2.1 - Identify greenhouse types based on their end wall shape. 2009 -

2.2 - Identify greenhouse construction materials. 2009 -

2.3 - Evaluate climate control systems. 2009 -

2.4 - Evaluate growing systems, including watering, fertilizing, and plant placement. 2009 -

2009 -

3.1 - Explain the major functions of growing media. 2009 -

3.2 - Analyze and explain the attributes of growing media. 2009 -

3.3 - Compare cost effectiveness of premix or personal mix. 2009 -

2009 -

4.1 - Evaluate the importance of plant structures. 2009 -

4.2 - Explain the functions of plant structures. 2009 -

2009 -

5.1 - Examine methods of plant propagation. 2009 -

5.2 - Compare the benefits of asexual versus sexual reproduction. 2009 -

5.3 - Evaluate the techniques of sexual and asexual reproduction of plants. 2009 -

2009 -

6.1 - Evaluate the benefits of proper watering of plants. 2009 -

6.2 - Explain the benefits of proper nutrition of plants. 2009 -

6.3 - Examine and distinguish how water pH interacts with plant growth. 2009 -

2009 -

7.1 - Evaluate and explain the use of different greenhouse crop species for production. 2009 -

7.2 - Compare the advantages and disadvantages of common plants grown in greenhouses. 2009 -

7.3 - Identify common greenhouse plants. 2009 -

7.4 - Distinguish between annual, biennial and perennial plants. 2009 -

2009 -

8.1 - Explain the skills to manage the complete production schedules. 2009 -

8.2 - Evaluate and explain work habits needed to create a positive atmosphere. 2009 -

8.3 - Evaluate the importance of recordkeeping. 2009 -

2009 -

9.1 - Evaluate the effects of common diseases in greenhouse production. 2009 -

9.2 - Evaluate the effects of common pests in greenhouse production. 2009 -

9.3 - Assess and explain common methods of control of greenhouse pests and diseases. 2009 -

9.4 - Evaluate the effectiveness of integrated pest management (IPM) for controlling greenhouse pests and diseases. 2009 -

2009 -

10.1 - Discuss how the FFA has changed as agriculture has changed. 2009 -

10.2 - Develop public speaking skills needed in the greenhouse industry. 2009 -

10.3 - Conduct meetings, using approved parliamentary law. 2009 -

10.4 - Develop an SAEP, supervised agricultural experience program, for a greenhouse enterprise. 2009 -

Standards and Competencies for Greenhouse Management (Course # 5167)

Standard 1 - Specify correct procedures for handling pesticides and using general safety practices in the greenhouse.

Standard 2 - Evaluate greenhouse structural types and components.

Standard 3 - Evaluate the properties of different types of soil media.

Standard 4 - Evaluate the different plant structures and functions of those structures.

Standard 5 - Evaluate proper methods of asexual plant propagation.

Standard 6 - Assess proper nutrition and watering techniques with greenhouse crops.

Standard 7 - Select greenhouse crops in greenhouse production.

Standard 8 - Demonstrate organizational skills and work ethics necessary in greenhouse production.

Standard 9 - Evaluate the control of common diseases and pests using integrated pest management.

Standard 10 - Demonstrate premier leadership and personal growth needed in a greenhouse management career.

Begin-End Yr

2009 -

1.1 - Follow industry safety standards in the greenhouse and work area. 2009 -

1.2 - Evaluate proper chemical/pesticide safety standards. 2009 -

1.3 - Assess the purpose of worker protection standards. 2009 -

1.4 - Compare the uses and types of chemicals used in greenhouse production. 2009 -

1.5 - Complete safety test with 100 percent accuracy. 2009 -

1.6 - Obtain the worker protection standards student industry certification. 2009 -

2009 -

2.1 - Identify greenhouse types based on their end wall shape. 2009 -

2.2 - Identify greenhouse construction materials. 2009 -

2.3 - Evaluate climate control systems. 2009 -

2.4 - Evaluate growing systems, including watering, fertilizing, and plant placement. 2009 -

2009 -

3.1 - Explain the major functions of growing media. 2009 -

3.2 - Analyze and explain the attributes of growing media. 2009 -

3.3 - Compare cost effectiveness of premix or personal mix. 2009 -

2009 -

4.1 - Evaluate the importance of plant structures. 2009 -

4.2 - Explain the functions of plant structures. 2009 -

2009 -

5.1 - Examine methods of plant propagation. 2009 -

5.2 - Compare the benefits of asexual versus sexual reproduction. 2009 -

5.3 - Evaluate the techniques of sexual and asexual reproduction of plants. 2009 -

2009 -

6.1 - Evaluate the benefits of proper watering of plants. 2009 -

6.2 - Explain the benefits of proper nutrition of plants. 2009 -

6.3 - Examine and distinguish how water pH interacts with plant growth. 2009 -

2009 -

7.1 - Evaluate and explain the use of different greenhouse crop species for production. 2009 -

7.2 - Compare the advantages and disadvantages of common plants grown in greenhouses. 2009 -

7.3 - Identify common greenhouse plants. 2009 -

7.4 - Distinguish between annual, biennial and perennial plants. 2009 -

2009 -

8.1 - Explain the skills to manage the complete production schedules. 2009 -

8.2 - Evaluate and explain work habits needed to create a positive atmosphere. 2009 -

8.3 - Evaluate the importance of recordkeeping. 2009 -

2009 -

9.1 - Evaluate the effects of common diseases in greenhouse production. 2009 -

9.2 - Evaluate the effects of common pests in greenhouse production. 2009 -

9.3 - Assess and explain common methods of control of greenhouse pests and diseases. 2009 -

9.4 - Evaluate the effectiveness of integrated pest management (IPM) for controlling greenhouse pests and diseases. 2009 -

2009 -

10.1 - Discuss how the FFA has changed as agriculture has changed. 2009 -

10.2 - Develop public speaking skills needed in the greenhouse industry. 2009 -

10.3 - Conduct meetings, using approved parliamentary law. 2009 -

10.4 - Develop an SAEP, supervised agricultural experience program, for a greenhouse enterprise. 2009 -

Standards and Competencies for Greenhouse Management (Course # 5167)

Standard 1 - Specify correct procedures for handling pesticides and using general safety practices in the greenhouse.

Standard 2 - Evaluate greenhouse structural types and components.

Standard 3 - Evaluate the properties of different types of soil media.

Standard 4 - Evaluate the different plant structures and functions of those structures.

Standard 5 - Evaluate proper methods of asexual plant propagation.

Standard 6 - Assess proper nutrition and watering techniques with greenhouse crops.

Standard 7 - Select greenhouse crops in greenhouse production.

Standard 8 - Demonstrate organizational skills and work ethics necessary in greenhouse production.

Standard 9 - Evaluate the control of common diseases and pests using integrated pest management.

Standard 10 - Demonstrate premier leadership and personal growth needed in a greenhouse management career.