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Fruit Production

Agriculture Division

FPRO-12 VINEYARD PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84.
Production and management decisions for grapes, berries, and kiwi fruit will be presented. Topics will include climate zones, soil selection, financing, farm organization, irrigation systems, field layout, variety selection, nutritional needs, harvesting, labor management, marketing, and budgeting. Students will be required to prepare a budget and calendar of operations. (3/00)

FPRO-13 FRUIT TREE MAINTENANCE
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-A; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course is designed to evaluate management decisions for fruit and nut trees. Management topics will include studies of climate zones, soil selection, financing, farm organization, irrigation systems, field layout, varietal selection, nutritional needs, harvesting, labor management, marketing, and budgeting. The student will be required to prepare a budget and calendar of orchard operations. (9/04)


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