We will study vegetable crops common to the area; cultural sequence, fertilization, irrigation, cultivation, pest control, harvest, marketing, cost analysis, risks environmental relationships as well as other factors.
Location: MACE 170 - Lec T - 11:05 - 12:10
MACE 170 - Lec TH - 7:00 - 7:50
MACE 170 - Lab TH - 7:55 - 11:00
Lec. T 11:05 – 12:10
Lec. TH 7:00 – 7:50
Lab. TH 7:55 – 11:00
Last day to
drop without a “W” September 10th. 5 pm
Last day to
drop a class November 16th. 5 pm
Producing Vegetable Crops, 5th. Edition, John M. Swiader & George W. Ware
Office: Ag 118
Office Hours: Held in the Ace Building on West
M 4:30 - 5:30 pm MACE
T 2:00 - 3:00 pm MACE
TH 12:45 - 3:45 pm MACE
Phone Number: 575-6209
Division Office 575-6200
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
STATEMENT OF STUDENT AUDIENCE:
Students enrolled in this class are not required to have prior experience or knowledge in plant science. It is an introductory course intended for three groups: students in degree or certificate programs, students seeking additional career skills and/or students with personal interest in agriculture.
MJC Agriculture Farm Lab - West Campus & Beckwith
Library -8 a.m. - 9 p.m.- Monday - Thursday;8 a.m. - 5 p.m.- Friday
Research Information Course - CD ROM Database and OPUS
Library Computer Lab
Career Development Center- 575-6239
Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Compare the vegetable crop regions
of California and the United States.
2. Identify the national and state vegetable crops
and their importance to the economy.
3. Explain and categorize the environmental
factors relating to vegetable plant growth.
4. Create a model to set up and carry out a
5. Categorize the marketing systems used in the
6. Evaluate the economic impact of exports and
7. Develop a plan to establish a seedbed.
8. Select a plant nutrition program for vegetable
9. Solve cultivation, irrigation, and pest control
10. Analyze post-harvest handling problems.
Student grades for the level of success demonstrated during the following activities will determine the lecture and lab portion of this class:
Tests, Quizzes, Homework, and Laboratory
All assignments must be turned in typed, double-spaced, 1” margins, 12-point font, & Times New Roman. Quizzes will not be made up under any conditions. There will be no late papers accepted. No make-up exams will be given. You may check the status of your grade during office hours only throughout the semester. Grades will be scaled by this percentage
A = 100% - 90%
B = 89% - 80%
C = 79% - 70%
D = 69% - 60%
F = 59% - 0%
Classroom disturbances. Cell phones are to be turned off while in the classroom or laboratory. If you are seen using a cell phone, you will be asked to leave the lecture or lab.
In addition, no other electronic devices may be used in the class.
Weed Collection Sample
MJC General Scholarship
Tomato Lab #2