Mrs. Bethany Knowlton
A Day Schedule
2A- Floriculture and Greenhouse Management
3A- Horticulture 2 (Semester Long Course)
B Day Schedule
1B- Floriculture and Greenhouse Management
3B- Nursery Landscape
4B Horticulture 2 (Semester Long Course)
- AET is where all students in the agricultural education program track their Supervised Agricultural Experience records. The code for our chapter is: CT0001.
- The National FFA Website includes resources for all students to access, including Career Development Information, Application information, etc.
- Our wholesale flower distributor link for students to access when doing projects.
On October 23rd, 2019 the plant science class went to the Center for Sustainable Agriculture in RI and got an introduction to the basics of sustainability in healthy soil and its organic life. They participated in demonstrations on sustainable composting techniques, and were able to create their own small compost piles.
The SAE Showcase allows all Ag 1 students the opportunity to meet with the upperclassmen, and view poster boards they created on their SAE's. They are able to brainstorm their own SAE ideas based off of what they have seen, and are expected to interview an upperclassmen with questions they have about the SAE process.
Students in the Nursery Landscape Course visited John Rich Perennial Wholesaler in Pomfret, CT to learn more about the industry.
The Killingly FFA held its annual corn maze on October 19th. The proceeds (both money and donated goods) are all brought to the Assissi Food pantry to help feed those in need. Children that went through the corn maze learned more about many different aspects of agriculture, and got a free pumpkin at the end. We had over 50 high school volunteers to make this event such a success!
Horticulture 2 students have been learning about soil science and how it affects crop growth. In these photos students were learning to identify the different types of textures based on how they feel doing textural tests.