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-4:00p 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 MG Manual 2015 ed.) Quiz Grader
Jan 19 Soil/Compost/Water John Thompson, Fluvanna VCE Agent  (3 and 4, 19) Donna Jarrow
Jan 26 POSTPONED

Beekeeping/
What FMGs do

Heather Stertzer, Beekeeper Scottsville Supply Co. NO QUIZ, Possible Discussion of Quiz 1
Feb 02 Vegetables Cindy Ann Trentacosta (13 not lists) Anne Munoz-Furlong
Feb 09 Botany Dorothy Tompkins, Albemarle Master Gardener  (2) Rick Gillespie 
Feb 16 Virginia Trees and Woody Plants Lara Johnson, VDOF Community Educator  (16 not lists) NO QUIZ
Feb 23 Turf Norm Carlson, Operations Manager, Snows Nursery (4 and 15) Bob Eckman
Mar 01 NO CLASS NO QUIZ
Mar 08 Pruning
At Palmyra FirehouseShrub Pruning Calendar http://www.pubs.ext.vt.edu/430/430-462/430-462.html/Deciduous Tree Pruning Calendarwww.pubs.ext.vt.edu/430/430-460/430-460.html/
John Thompson, Fluvanna VCE Agent (11) Civil Rights Risk Management Anne Munoz-Furlong
Mar 08 Lunch Lunch with FMGs NO QUIZ
Mar 08 Plant Propagation Brian Hartsock, Director, Tufton Farm (10) NO QUIZ
Mar 15 Entomology Eric R Day, Mgr, Insect Identification Lab, Entomology VT (5) Sue Tepper
Mar 22 Pesticides IPM Guide Elizabeth Ann Bush,
Senior Research Associate,
Plant Pathology, Physiology, & Weed Science, VT
(9) and Pest Management Guide posted  

Anne Munoz-Furlong

 

Mar 29 Plant Diseases & Diagnosis Mary A Hansen, Lab Co-Director Plant Pathology, VT Instructor (6 and 8) Anne Munoz-Furlong
Apr 05 Help Desk Maggie Eckman & Donna McCarthy, FMG  (1) FMG website - Gardening Links and HD Sample Questions pages. Donna McCarthy
Apr 12 Fruits Chris Hill, Owner Farm & Vineyards and consultant (14) Linda Peffley-Firer
Apr 19 Perennials Annuals
Landscape principles
A Munoz-Furlong, FMG (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.

Related Materials

FMG Projects 2015
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Virginia Planting zones
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Louisa 2016-MGClassScheduleFinal160112
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Mentor List FMG 2016 208160001
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Orientation to Help Desk April 5, 2016 power point
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Please complete your homework
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