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Career Opportunities in Horticulture. November 29 & 30. Why is it good to know this?. 2 reasons: Good to know that horticulture is so much more than basic farming Always good to know what jobs are available in a particular field if you are considering changing your major or adding a minor.
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Vocation Opportunities in Horticulture November 29 & 30

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Why is it great to know this? 2 reasons: Good to realize that cultivation is far beyond essential cultivating Always great to recognize what employments are accessible in a specific field in the event that you are thinking about changing your major or including a minor

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Career Opportunities

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Landscape Horticulture

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Production Nursery www.networlddirectory.com www.treenurseries.us Growing plants in compartments or fields Sold on wholesale market Propagation by seed, cuttings, or joining (ex: organic product trees) Plants developed: Trees (shade, organic product, evergreen) Container plants (annuals and perennials) Career illustrations: Propagator, Field Supervisor, Sales and Marketing

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Landscape Contracting and Architecture www.milieu-design.com Landscape Contracting Constructing, building up and keeping up scenes that reach from little private undertakings to vast business ventures Landscape Architecture Focuses to outline expansive, open spaces that have natural, socio-behavioral and biological advantage http://www.dcp.ufl.edu/scene/www.gaialandscapedesignbackgrounds.net

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Landscape Nursery appeldoornlandscapenursery.com Preparation of destinations utilized for finishing Purchasing and planting bushes, trees, vines, turfgrass Work with scene engineer or originator Career cases: development administrator and director, planner, businessperson

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www.latrobe.vic.gov.au Landscape Maintenance www.enterprisecdd.org Caring for built up scene Mowing, splashing, treatment, pruning, weed control, and planting Excellent approach to start a fruitful business if proficient about plants Career cases: group chief, sales representative www.seamanslandscape.com

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Herbaceous Plant and Seed Producers Commercial cultivators of fancy and vegetable yields Develop new cultivars and proliferate plants Career open doors: plant reproducer, propagator, free producer, sales representative and merchant

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Retail Nursery (Garden Center) www.bigmoosemedia.com www.tonysgarden.com/www.whitneysfarm.com Plants and things to nurture plants sold specifically to customers Can be a piece of a chain store or autonomously possessed Career cases: purchaser, scene fashioner, plant expert

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Arboretum, Botanical and Horticultural Gardens phipps.conservatory.org Plant accumulations for study by the general study by everybody both in and outside of the plant field Arboretum – gathering of trees in a characteristic setting Botanical patio nursery – plant accumulation environment Horticultural greenery enclosure – numerous plant assortments orchestrated to be tastefully satisfying Career cases: essayist, analyst, propagator, instructive executive, bookkeeper, custodian, nursery chief

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Floriculture

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Production www.comesatradehub.com Growing flower plants and materials Career cases: cultivator, generation, showcasing, stock

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Wholesale Florist Merchandizes cut blooms and related merchandise Work intimately with retail blossom shops Career cases: director, purchaser, deals www.amystewart.com farm4.static.flickr.com

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Retail Florist www.chateaugranville.com Sells cut blossoms and houseplants (foliage plants, blooming plants, holder gardens) and terrariums Main markets incorporate weddings and formal events Career cases: supervisor/proprietor, creator i.ehow.com ww12.1800flowers.com

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Fruit, Vegetable and Nut Production

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Production envirorealestate.org.au Production Olericulture – generation, stockpiling, handling, and advertising vegetables Pomology – leafy foods creation Crops are developed, prepared and dispatched to both US and worldwide markets Career cases: chief, preparing field expert

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Marketing Cleaning, reviewing, pressing, applying chemicals or medications to lessen deterioration and harm in travel Career cases: deals office, dealer, post-harvest physiologist, promoting and limited time association

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Turfgrass (Horticulture and Agronomy)

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Turfgrass centrevillesod.com wtcampaigns.files.wordpress.com Sod Production of grass on turf ranches Turf Establishment Establishing grass, sprigs and seed for diversion, decorative, utility or games use Career cases: development and planting director Golf Course Design and Maintenance Design, oversee, keep up fairways Career cases: fairway draftsman, superintendant, scene specialist

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More Horticultural Areas

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Horticultural Areas www.therapytimes.com Horticultural Therapist Helps people with heath issues and inabilities Works with the physically and rationally crippled, nursing home and mental instinct patients, and those with learning incapacities Consultant Advises cultivators and industry experts Communicator in Horticulture Prepares and displays instructive presentations to the media and greenhouse clubs Writes magazine or daily paper articles identifying with plants

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More Horticultural Areas/courses.cit.cornell.edu Plant Inspector Participates in exercises intended to anticipate spread of irritations and screen populaces Inspect shipments coming into the nation Jurisdictions at the nearby, state, and government levels (ex: USDA-APHIS)

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Careers Related to Academia Agriculture Education Teacher High school, specialized schools, junior college, arboreta, open patio nurseries Cooperative Extension Agent/Horticultural Specialist Work as a component of the rural office for an area stipend college to give data to the general population and to neighborhood agriculturists Works with 4-H, home plant specialists, business makers, processors and wholesalers of plant harvests

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Careers Related to Academia www.ars.usda.gov Professor Teaches and researches at the college level distinctive orders of cultivation Research Scientist/Technician/Assistant Works to enhance cultivation crops through examination and grows more sparing and successful procedures for all parts of harvest generation

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Horticultural Sciences Department http://www.hos.ufl.edu/welcome/default.htm

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To discover more… . General data http://www.hos.ufl.edu/undergrad/default.htm For information. about majors and minors Major alternatives: http://www.hos.ufl.edu/undergrad/curriculum.htm Minor: http://www.hos.ufl.edu/undergrad/minor.htm Horticultural Sciences Department Undergraduate Coordinator Dr. Rebecca Darnell: rld@ifas.ufl.edu

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Presentation References Schroeder,C.B.; Seagle, E.D.;Felton, L.M.; Ruter, J.M.; Kelley, W.T.; and G. Krewer. 2004. Making Progress in Horticulture, p.16-49. In: Introduction to Horticulture. 4 th ed. Pearson Education by Prentice Hall Interstate Publishing Company, Upper Saddle River, NJ.