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2015 Crop Production Meeting

Crop Production Meeting

February 19, 2015

5:45-8pm

Gerald R. Edmondson Agricultural Building

3098 Airport Road

Crestview, FL

RSVP by calling 850-689-5850 or emailing bearden@ufl.edu

Agenda 

5:45pm-6:10pm     Welcome and Dinner

 

6:10pm-7:00pm   “Disease Control for 2015”

Dr. Nicholas Dufault, Extension Plant Pathologist, UF/IFAS

Participants will learn how to identify common peanut, cotton, and soybean diseases.  They will learn the environmental factors that contribute to each and how to control diseases in cotton, peanuts, and soybeans.

7:05pm-7:55pm    “Controlling herbicide spray drift in light of new cotton seed technologies”

Dr. Barry Brecke, Extension Weed Specialist Emeritus, UF/IFAS WFREC

Participants will learn techniques to minimize spray drift.  They will learn how to set up equipment to minimize drift and how different herbicide formulations help decrease drift.  They will learn how to identify herbicide damage on susceptible crops such as peanuts.

7:55pm-8:00pm    Evaluation and Issue CEUs

Meal is provided thanks to our generous sponsors:

Farm Credit of Northwest Florida

Okaloosa County Farm Bureau

2015 Crop Production flyer

 

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