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Participants in the Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event (CDE) tests students skills in maintaining landscape plants and related products, evaluating equipment and services and performing landscape design.

Expectations at Convention for Nursery/Landscape
  • Official Dress is expected

What will be provided by the event?
  • Scantron sheet

  • Identification specimen

  • Specimen lists

  • Written test and all paper materials 

  • Calculator 

  • Clipboard

What SHOULD students bring? (Tools/equipment/materials)
  • Two pencils

What can students NOT BRING for themselves? 
  • Any paper materials

  • Calculator

  • Clipboard

What will get a student/team disqualified? 
  • Using cell phones and/or smartwatches during the event

  • Sharing answers with other participants

  • Talking to other participants during the event

  • Cheating off of another students answers


For your specific questions contact:


Dennis (BJ) Bjorklund

Minnesota FFA CDE Coordinator


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