Cut Flower Production: Producing Cut Flowers

Producing Cut Flowers: MS.30 : Identifying Important Skills for All Careers (1,2) (PDF) | (PPT)

Have students complete this lesson with an emphasis on producing cut flowers. Make the connection that just one area of the floral industry can still require a variety of different career skills (i.e. soils, employee relations, harvesting, shipping, sales, plant science, retail, wholesale, design, etc.).

Producing Cut Flowers: AHS.42 : Responsible Citizenship (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

What political issues affect the cut flower industry? After studying this issue, have students create a list is issues affecting the cut flower industry and how they would push legislation to address these issues. This LK lesson shows students how to become active in the political process.

Producing Cut Flowers: HS.41 : Understanding the Use of Time (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

A great deal of planning and management is applied in the production of cut flowers, all of which results in a beautiful end product that must be ready at the precise time. Time management skills are needed in our daily lives to allow us to stay the course and accomplish our end goals.