FMG Class Schedule 16 – topics that are in color have links to content for that class.

Duration: January 19 to April 26 (Tuesdays) 6 to 9 pm
Location: Lake Monticello Firehouse Maple Room
Lab Day March 8 – 8:30a-3:30p at Palmyra Firehouse Rt 15
Time / Days: 2016 Classes are from 6-9pm on Tuesdays

CLASS WILL BE HELD EVEN IF FLUVANNA SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED UNLESS YOU ARE NOTIFIED ON THIS WEBSITE.

REMEMBER to complete the weekly Session Evaluation in Survey Monkey. You will receive an email link.

Date
2016
Topic Instructor Read Chap.(readings for Manual 2015 ed.) Quiz Grader
Jan 19 Soil/Compost/Water John Thompson, Fluvanna VCE Agent 2, 16 - (3 and 4, 19) Donna Jarrow
Jan 26 POSTPONED

Beekeeping/
What FMGs do

Heather Stertzer, Beekeeper and Co-Owner Scottsville Supply Co.
FMG Project Leaders
NO QUIZ, Possible Discussion of Quiz 1
Feb 02 Vegetables Cindi Ann Trentacosta 10  - (13 not lists) Carolyn Alimecco
Feb 09 Botany Dorothy Tompkins, Albemarle Master Gardener 1  -  (2) Rick Gillespie 
Feb 16 Virginia Trees and Woody Plants Lara Johnson, VDOF Community Educator 13 - (16 not lists) NO QUIZ
Feb 23 Turf Norm Carlson, Operations Manager, Snows Nursery 2 and 12 - (3, 4, 15) Bob Eckman
Mar 01 NO CLASS NO QUIZ
Mar 08 Pruning
At Palmyra Firehouse
John Thompson, Fluvanna VCE Agent 8  (11) Civil Rights Risk Manage, Kim Mayo Anne Munoz-Furlong
Mar 08 Lunch Lunch with FMGs NO QUIZ
Mar 08 Plant Propagation Brian Hartsock, Director, Tufton Farm 7 and 10 - (10 and 13) NO QUIZ
Mar 15 Entomology Eric R Day, Mgr, Insect Identification Lab, Entomology VT 3 and 4   - (5 and 6) Sue Tepper
Mar 22 Pesticides IPM Guide Elizabeth Ann Bush,
Senior Research Associate,
Plant Pathology, Physiology, & Weed Science, VT
6  - (9) and Pest Management Guide Joanna Knoll
Mar 29 Plant Diseases & Diagnosis Mary A Hansen, Lab Co-Director Plant Pathology, VT Instructor 4 and 5 - (6 and 8) Marie Hussey
Apr 05 Help Desk Maggie Eckman & Donna McCarthy, FMG 17 -  (1) FMG website Donna McCarthy
Apr 12 Fruits Chris Hill, Owner Farm & Vineyards and consultant 11 - (14) Linda Peffley-Firer
Apr 19 Perennials Annuals
Landscape principles
A Munoz-Furlong, FMG 14 – (17 not lists) Anne Munoz-Furlong
Apr 26 Inclement weather make up
Apr 30 Final Exam Due J. Henry,
A. Munoz-Furlong
May Final Celebration TBA –  

Note: There is some overlap in Chapter sections across class topics

Below are VCE-MG requirements and a list of FMG Projects.

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