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Learn Technology at Citrus Farm Field Day at UF/IFAS Southwest Florida REC

WHO: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty, staff, administrators and growers.

WHAT: Come to the Citrus Farm and Field Day at the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center and learn the latest about risks in adopting technology.

Among other things, you’ll see scientists demonstrate:

  • How to use a robotic arm to infuse therapy into citrus tree trunks.
  • Citrus weed management.
  • Vision-based technologies for citrus and strawberry yield mapping.
  • Precision agriculture technology and unmanned aerial vehicle applications in citrus.
  • How to manage risks as you adopt new citrus-growing technology.
  • Ways to maximize your probability of successfully adopting new technology.

WHEN: 9: a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 16, 2019.

WHERE: The UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, 2685 State Road 29 North, Immokalee, Florida.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Kelly Morgan, conserv@ufl.edu

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The mission of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is to develop knowledge relevant to agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge available to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. With more than a dozen research facilities, 67 county Extension offices, and award-winning students and faculty in the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, UF/IFAS works to bring science-based solutions to the state’s agricultural and natural resources industries, and all Florida residents. Visit the UF/IFAS web site at ifas.ufl.edu and follow us on social media at @UF_IFAS.

 

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