• Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Sustainable Food and Plant Production - Fall
  • Course #: LNDC1166
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of commercial edible and nonedible sustainable crop production practices based on the fall season. Ornamental crops to be grown are chrysanthemums, poinsettias, and other minor crops. Special emphasis will be given to herb and vegetable hydroculture.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Perform crop production using hydroculture
Produce potted crops for seasonal holiday sales
Create a production schedule
Manipulate growth parameters
Identify greenhouse pests
Provide control measures for insects and diseases
Maintain a crop journal
Market crops

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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