Jackson FFA Chpater - National FFA Organization

  • Please see the HORTICULTURE WEBSITE for more information!
     
     
    Advisor:
    Mr. Dria

    Goals:
    Promote Leadership, Agriculture and Horticulture Awareness

    Fees:
    $20- Local,  State, and National Fees

    Meetings: 
    TBA

    Special Requirements to Join:
    You must be a member of the Junior or Senior Horticulture Tech Prep Program.

    Requirements to Stay in Club:
    You must participate in as many activities as you can.

    Club Activities:
    Design - Landscape Habitat for Humanity Houses, Pathway Houses
    Fall FFA Camp Experience
    Elementary Program - Plant-it-Plant
    Fall Camp- Muskingum
    Sweetest Day & Valentines Day
    Flower Sales
    Jacob's Field and Brown Stadium Tours
    National Home and Garden Show
    OSU-ATI Open House
    Community Activities:
    Jackson Park Dept, Safety Building
    St. Jacobs Lutheran Church
    Landscape Properties-All Jackson Local Buildings
    Our Program:
    One Period of Technical Classroom, Two to Three Periods of Lab, a Two Year Program for Juniors and Seniors, FFA Activities, and 90 Days of Early Placement.

    Areas of Study:
    Greenhouse Production
    Landscape Design
    Turfgrass & Golf Course
    Floral Design:
         Tours to local wholesalers, Annual Christmas Design Show (open to public), Customer      Service and Retails Selling Concepts, Hands on Floral Design Experience
    Landscape Maintenance
    Garden Center Management
    Nursery Management

    Contests:
    Nursery & Landscape Contest
    Top 5-Ohio Programs

    N.E. Ohio Regional Tech
    Prep Showcase-Kent State-March
    Top 3-Ohio Programs

    College Scholarship Awards
    Trophies and Banners

    State FFA Horticulture Contest-Columbus Ohio-January

    High Tech:
    PC's in Horticulture Lab
    Color Printer
    Scanner
    Digital Camera
    GPS Systems
    Hydroponic Gardens
    Capillary Water Systems
    DIF Controls-Greenhouses
    Distance Learning Lab-Courses

    Fund Raisers:
    Sweetest Day flower sales - October
    Valentines Day flower sales - February
    Plant Strawberry Flats - March
    Blooms for Buddies- Doctors Hospital- April
    Special Trips
    Fall FFA Camp - Carrollton, Ohio - October
    National Home - Garden Show - February
    Jacobs Field - April
    OSU - ATI "Experience ATI Days" 
    Additional Web sites:
    National FFA
    Ohio FFA
    American Institute of Landscape Architects
    Wholesale Nursery Growers of America