Educational Resources
The following links are provided as an educational resource .

Poster on how to read a fertilizer label is free
Handy tips on applying nutrients to home and school gardens

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When planting in the same location from one season to the next, or growing trees over a period of years, it is important to replace the nutrients plants utilize from the soil. But when you go to the store, what fertilizer do you pick? How do you read the label? This poster provides a general overview of how to read a fertilizer label as well as some handy tips on applying fertilizers at home and at school. One poster free of charge.

For your free copy, place your order with Jennifer Powell-Carson at jenniferp@healthyplants.org. Click here to view and download an
8 1/2 by 11 inch printable copy of the poster.

CFF "Fertilizer Bags" Are Educational and Free!
        These 12" x 15" plastic bags developed by the California Fertilizer Foundation look like fertilizer bags when filled with goodies gathered at ag days or special ag-related events. The bag itself is an educational tool teaching readers about what the three numbers on a fertilizer label mean. Request should be sent via e-mail to Kayla Gangl, kaylag@healthyplants.org. Include the date and title of the event, contact name and phone number, quantity, as well as a UPS shipping address, and a description of how these bags will be used. Quantities are limited and will only be provided to programs that educate youth about agriculture. Click here to see a bag sample.

DPR writes article about managing pests in schools.
http://apps.cdpr.ca.gov/schoolipm/school_admin/ipm_ca_schools.pdf

Other resources about DPR's IPM programs
http://apps.cdpr.ca.gov/schoolipm/
http://apps.cdpr.ca.gov/schoolipm/childcare/

bullet For information about Integrated Pest
Management and related subjects, please visit:
www.apps.cdpr.ca.gov


bullet You can view the educational achievements of years past by clicking here.

bullet Check out agricultural facts and activities offered by Ag in the Classroom by visiting this link.

bullet Visit the links below to learn about CFF facts concerning nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, the building blocks of all fertilizers.

Nitrogen:
http://www.cfaitc.org/factsheets/pdf/Nitrogen.pdf

Phosphorus:
http://www.cfaitc.org/factsheets/pdf/Phosphorus.pdf

Potassium:
http://www.cfaitc.org/factsheets/pdf/Potassium.pdf

bullet Do you want to learn about the widely accepted approaches to pest management in schools while minimizing human health and environmental hazards? If yes, visit the California Department of Pesticide Regulation's website by clicking here.

bullet Flowers, Plants, and Gardening: For Kids!

 

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