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GROW! Ag Technology and Plant Cultivation Youth Academy [Ages: 13-17]

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ClassGraphic The IVCC Ag Technology and Plant Cultivation Youth Academy offers students a unique hands-on experience delving into the realms of precision ag technology and plant cultivation fundamentals.  In Workshop one, students will immerse themselves in the innovative world of GPS guidance systems, exploring how precision technology is reshaping modern agriculture practices.  Workshop two will provide a comprehensive introduction to plant cultivation, where students will create herb gardens while delving into essential topics such as selecting root media, understanding nutrient requirements, exploring plant interactions, and discovering the science and benefits of pruning and trimming plants.  Don't miss this opportunity to gain practical skills and insights that can shape your understanding of agriculture and plant cultivation!

This camp is partially funded by a grant through Carl Perkins.

Instructors: Dr. Jennifer Timmers and Willard Mott

Class Details

1 Session(s)
Weekly - Tue

Oglesby Campus - Building J

MultipleInstructor :
1.Jennifer Timmers, Ph.D.2.Willard Mott 



Please read:  This program will meet at IVCC Building J. Students should wear closed toe shoes (no sandals), dress to be outside in potentially warm weather, and bring sunscreen. Additional information about program check-in will be sent by email prior to the day of the program.



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
6/18/2024 - 6/18/2024 Weekly - Tue 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM Oglesby, Oglesby Campus - Building J  Map, Room: RM 117, Bldg. J Willard Mott  ; Jennifer Timmers, Ph.D.  In-Person