Agriculture and Horticulture programs
Equine Production and Management
This course covers feeding, breeding, and management for horse owners. Topics include equine medical disorders, lameness, nutrition, facilities,
reproduction management of both the mare and stallion, and equipment. Discussion of the different equine sectors and field trips will be included.
Text: Equine Canada Stable Management.
Canada Education Park — Chilliwack
(80101 AGH AN11 C9A) Maureen Walters, 13 sessions, Thu, 3:30–6:20 pm, $495. Starts Sep 5
Intro to Equestrian Coaching
Prerequisite: Equine Canada learn to ride program Rider 4
This course is designed to help you prepare for the Equine Canada Instructor/Coach Evaluation. Topics include the theory of coaching, discussion and lesson plan development using 20 common teaching subjects, and how to prepare for an Equine Canada exam.
(80248 AGH ES01 A9A) Maureen Walters, 10 sessions, Tue, 6–9 pm, $495. Starts Oct 1
Keeping Your Flock Healthy
This course is intended for owners of small flocks who wish to learn more about diseases in poultry, including its spread and prevention. Content will include the recognition of common diseases, methods that can be taken to prevent their entry into the flock, and actions that can be followed if they appear. There is no course fee but enrollment is limited. This course is funded by Growing Forward 2, a federal provincial-territorial initiative.
CHILLIWACK — Trades & Technology Centre, 5579 Tyson Rd
(80157 AGH AN13 C9A) 4 sessions, Thu, 6:30-8 pm, no fee. Starts Nov 7
Garden Design Fundamentals
Do you dream of having a garden that is colourful, attractive, and enjoyable, just to be in? Is your own garden falling short of these expectations? Change is not difficult — just follow the basic principles of landscape design. Through creative use of plants and hardscape materials, you can create an easy-care garden that you can be proud of. This is a practical design course and includes lectures, slides, hands-on materials, and in-class work time. Some homework is required.
(80107 AGH GD01 A9A) Nancy Moore, 4 sessions, Thu, 6:30–9 pm, $159. Starts Sep 12
Pesticide Applicator Certification — Landscape
Prepare to write the Provincial Pesticide applicator’s certification examination for landscape general. Exam will be written on the final day of classes and the exam fee is included in the course fee.
Students must purchase the following books for the first day of class:
Canadian Pesticide Education Program Applicator Core Manual
British Columbia Edition: 2011
Supplementary Information for Landscape Pesticide Applicator Certification: 2011
Integrated Pest Management Manual for Landscape Pests in B.C.: 2005 is the most recent edition, the 2000 edition is also acceptable.
Books can be purchased from Crown Publication at www.crownpub.bc.ca or 1-800-663-6105
(80247 AGH PST21 A9A) Madeline Waring, 6 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $395. Starts Oct 21
Last updated July 2013