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New Technology for Commercial Crop Production Class

New Technology for Commercial Crop Production will be broadcast from UF/IFAS Gainesville to the UF/IFAS Extension Lake County office at 1951 Woodlea Rd., Tavares on February 26 from 9 am to 4 pm. The program agenda includes Dr. Daniel Leskovar (Texas A&M) speaking on Vegetable Crop Management Practices: Balancing Yield and Quality, Dr. G. David Liu on Why Can Fertigation Improve Potato Production?, Dr. Jude Grosser on Solving Citrus Greening with Genetics and Nutrition, Dr. Hugh Smith on Integrating pest biology, crop phenology and insecticide use to manage arthropods attacking vegetable crops, Dr. Ali Sarkhosh on Understanding and Managing the Impact of climate Change on Fruit Production, and Dr. Derek Farnsworth on Labor and Production Trends in the US Agriculture. The program costs $50 and includes lunch and CEUs. You must attend the whole class to receive CEUs. Be sure the CEUs provided are what you need: CCA CEUs: SW -1, PM – 1, CM – 3, PD – 1 for maximum of 6 and FDACS pesticide applicator CEUs: 2 Core (487 and 482), 3 Private Ag, 3 Ag row, 3 Demo & Research, 1 Right of way, 1 Limited Urban Fertilizer for a maximum of 5.


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