Collaborative and Enhanced First Detector Training-Everglades Research and Education Center, February 19, 2014

The Everglades Research and Education Center will be hosting an invasive species workshop on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Topics covered in the workshop include information on emerging invasive species issus that may affect local agriculture, including Mexican rice borer, brown marmorated stink bug, coriander aphid, and celery anthracnose, and other invasive species of concern to south Florida. There will be a hands-on session included in the workshop to examine specimens of all insects using microscopes. The cost for registration is $7 which can be paid at the door (please have exact change) and lunch will be provided (Subway). This workshop is limited to 40 participants. Please contact Gregg Nuessly to register ( , 561-386-5207).

This workshop has been coordinated as a component of a Farm Bill 10201 Collaborative and Enhanced First Detector Training for Florida educational series. Contact Amanda Hodges ( ) for more information about this program.




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Posted: February 14, 2014

Category: AGRICULTURE, Pests & Disease
Tags: Collaborative First Detector Training, Everglades Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Pest Alert

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