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2017-18 Catalog 
  Oct 20, 2017
2017-18 Catalog

Production Horticulture Certificate

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The Production Horticulture Certificate program is designed to prepare students for potential careers in the horticulture and greenhouse industry including grower, nursery technician, integrated pest management, greenhouse management and entrepreneur.

Credit Hours Required: 30

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Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Production Horticulture Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Design, operate and manage an extensive agriculture facility. (AGS 103, AGS 250, AGS 252)
  2. Propagate plants from cuttings and seeds. (AGS 250, AGS 252)
  3. Develop and implement an integrated pest management system. (AGS 107, AGS 250, AGS 252)
  4. Recognize and correct irrigation/plumbing/equipment/facility problems. (AGS 250, AGS 252, AGS 274)
  5. Implement a production management schedule and marketing plan for crops. (AGS 157, AGS 250, AGS 252)
  6. Analyze soil texture and amend soils for nutrient needs of desired crop. (AGS 105)

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