Our experienced faculty will teach you to –
- Perform skills and use equipment necessary to propagate, transplant, fertilize irrigate, prune and otherwise regulate growth of plants produced in the nursery and greenhouse
- Recognize, name and understand management requirements for plants commonly grown in the Oregon nursery and greenhouse industry and their associated pests
- Demonstrate knowledge of government regulations related to nursery and greenhouse operations, workplace safety, water regulations, pesticide safety and crop sanitation requirements to effective manage a greenhouse or nursery
- Evaluate production practices in terms of currently understood principles of sustainability
Does horticulture sound like a career for you? Take a look at our curriculum and prerequisite requirements and the program course descriptions.
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