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Georgia Certified Landscape Professional Program
- GCLP Program
What is the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional Program?
The Georgia Certified Landscape Professional (GCLP) program is a voluntary testing program that certifies those in the landscape profession who have mastered a thorough knowledge and understanding of job skills required to be successful in the industry.
The test consists of four written components and eight hands-on components. Applicants are provided a 400+ page printed study manual and access to a internet study site developed by the University of Georgia.
The GCLP program is endorsed by the Georgia Green Industry Association, the Georgia Turfgrass Association, the Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association and officially recognizd by the Georgia Department of Agriculture.
For information about testing dates and locations and testing fees, contact Tami Boyle with the Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture at 770-233-6107; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Georgia Certified Plant Professional Exam
- GCPP Exam
The Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam consists of a written exam and a plant identification exam. The written test is based on a study manual available through the UGA Center for Urban Agriculture and features 100 multiple-choice questions. To pass the written exam, you must answer 70 questions correctly. The second portion of the exam is plant identification. You will observe 100 plant specimens from which you must correctly identify 70 specimens. The plant list provided in the manual names all the possible specimens, which might be included in the test.
Georgia Technical Schools offering Horticulture Programs
- Albany Technical College, Albany, GA
Albany Technical College
- Chattahoochee Technical College, North Metro Campus, Acworth, GA
Chattahoochee Technical College
- Georgia Northwestern Technical College - Floyd County Campus, Rome, GA
Georgia Northwestern Technical College - Floyd County Campus
- Gwinnett Technical College, Lawrenceville, GA
Gwinnett Technical College
- Lanier Technical College, Forsyth Campus, Cumming, GA
Lanier Technical College
- North Georgia College, Clarkesville, GA
North Georgia College
- Okefenokee Technical College, Waycross, GA
Okefenokee Technical College
- South Georgia Technical College, Americus, GA
South Georgia Technical College
- Southern Crescent Technical College, Griffin, GA
Southern Crescent Technical College
- Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, Valdosta, GA
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
Pesticide Applicator Licensing and Certification
The Center for Applied Nursery Research
The purpose of CANR is to provide a managed facility and funding for ornamental horticulture research based on grower needs and conducted under commercial growing conditions. The goal of CANR is to generate information to keep growers in Georgia and the Southeast on the forefront of new ornamental plant breeding, evaluation and introduction, as well as, new nursery production techniques. Members of the green industry are invited to visit this work in progress and present questions and needs for research projects every year during our annual Needs Meeting. An Advisory Council reviews and ranks submitted proposals for new research projects and presents these findings to the seven member Board of Directors for funding for the following year.
University of Georgia Extension
- UGA Extension
UGA Extension extends lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
UGA Extension helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible. Extension agents stay in touch with issues relevant to people in local communities through county Extension offices.
UGA Extension is a county, state and federal funded organization supported by specialists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.