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GC Area Technology Center
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Sarah Marth, Principal
146 Musketeer Drive
Greenup, KY

Class Information

Class Information

Plant and Science

   Plant and Land Science develops basic scientific knowledge and skills pertaining to management of the land and its effects on food and fiber production, the environment, and the quality of life.  The relationship of land to plant growth will be emphasized.  Plant composition, reproduction, growth, and current biotechnological advances will be included.  Content may be enhanced with appropriate computer applications.  Leadership development will be provided through FFA.  Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience program.       
 
Agriscience
    
   Agriscience introduces the scientific agricultural approach to animal science and selection, and plant and land science.  Agricultural career opportunities will be emphasized in each class.  Laboratory experiences relating to basic and current technology will be part of the program.  Content may be enhanced by utilizing appropriate computer applications.  Leadership development will be provided through FFA.  Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience program and keep appropriate records.
 
Ag Sales and Marketing
    
   This course provides an introduction to agricultural sales and marketing.  Course material will include: competition in the agriculture market place, marketing decisions, types of markets, contracting, government programs and regulations, personal development, employee and employer responsibilities, communications, promotion strategies, records, files, purchasing materials, stocking, selling and business account procedures.  Content may be enhanced with appropriate computer applications.  Leadership development will be provided through FFA.  Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience program.
 
Greenhouse Technology
   
    Greenhouse Technology provides instruction in greenhouse structures and greenhouse environment regulations. Plant growth and development and propagation are included as well as production and maintenance of bedding and container produced plants. Fundamental principles of vegetable production and commercial production of vegetable crops as well as marketing of horticulture products may be included. Content may be enhanced with appropriate technology. Leadership development will be provided through FFA. Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience program.          
 
Floral Design
    
   Floriculture and floral design provides instruction to develop floral design techniques using silk, dried and fresh flowers. Students will learn operation and management techniques of a florist business as well as identification, production and cultural maintenance practices of plants used in floral design and interior landscaping. Content may be enhanced by utilizing appropriate technology. Leadership development will be provided through FFA. Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience program.
 
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