Nursery / Landscape CDE

The Nursery ⁄ Landscape CDE test students skills in aspects of maintaining landscape plants and related products, evaluating equipment and services, and landscape design.

Team Format

Four participants per team. Top three team members’ scores count toward total team score.

Team Orientation

2013 Orientation Packet

Event Rules

Event Preparation

Press Release

Local Press Release

Add information about your CDE team and send this press release to your local media outlets.


Effective in 2012 and beyond, CDE scholarships will be given as cash awards. This change will benefit all participants whether or not they choose to pursue higher education and will also develop consistency between national FFA award programs. Scholarships awarded in 2011 or before will continue to be distributed as in the past. Below you will find the cash award amounts for this CDE:

TEAM: Each member of the first place team receives $1,000 each.
1st- $1,000
2nd- $900
3rd- $800
4th- $700
5th- $600
6th- $400
7th- $400
8th- $400
9th- $400
10th- $400


Roberta Crabtree


Send thanks to:
Amy Yoder
President and Chief Executive Officer
Arysta LifeScience North America Corporation
15401 Weston Parkway, Suite 150
Cary, NC 27513

Arysta LifeScience

Send thanks to:
Vince Iorio
Manager, Marketing Communications
Kubota Tractor Corporation
3401 Del Amo Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503

Kubota Tractor Corporation

Send thanks to:
Roger Phelps
Promotional Communications Manager
536 Viking Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452