Courses of Study: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Landscape Establishment and Maintenance
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1.) Describe job characteristics for career opportunities in the residential landscape industry.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Landscape Establishment and Maintenance
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2.) Identify safety precautions in the residential landscape and maintenance industry.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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3.) Identify residential landscape plants and turfgrasses by common name.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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4.) Design a residential landscape plan.

•  Choosing plants and turfgrasses for a landscape based upon selected criteria
•  Demonstrating residential landscaping techniques
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Landscape Establishment and Maintenance
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5.) Identify tools and equipment used for the installation and maintenance of a residential landscape.

•  Demonstrating the maintenance of hand tools and small power equipment
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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6.) Utilize skills needed to maintain drainage and irrigation systems.

•  Identifying various sprinklers used in an irrigation system
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Landscape Establishment and Maintenance
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7.) Maintain trees, shrubs, plants, and turfgrasses in a residential landscape.

Examples: fertilizing, controlling weeds, mowing, edging, weed-eating

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Landscape Establishment and Maintenance
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8.) Select types of fertilizers and methods of application used in the residential landscape and maintenance industry.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Landscape Establishment and Maintenance
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9.) Identify insects, diseases, and weeds that affect residential landscape plants.

Examples: insects—army worms, grubs, mole crickets

- diseases—dollar spot, rusts, fungi

- weeds—crabgrass, pigweed

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Landscape Establishment and Maintenance
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10.) Differentiate among various types of pesticides used on residential landscape plants.

•  Describing techniques for preparing pesticide mixtures
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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11.) Demonstrate appropriate business-related work ethics and managerial skills for a lawn maintenance business.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Landscape Establishment and Maintenance
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12.) Describe technological advancements in the residential landscape industry.