Winter Foliage Forum
February 16, 2018
LOCATION: UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County
3100 East New York Avenue,
Deland, FL 32724
2 Educational units available
9:30 am-10:20 am
FDACS Pesticide Vehicle Inspection
Paul Mitola, Field Training Coordinator, FDACS inspector.
During this video presentation, Mitola will give examples of how to prevent or best manage your vehicle in the event of an FDACs vehicle inspection. It will address what is expected on pesticide storage, transport and paperwork in order to be compliant. Additionally, it will offer tips and safety equipment and supplies to accompany the driver in the event of an accident with pesticide transport.
10:20 am-11:10 am
Bad Science and the Environment
Dr. Terrance Fullerton, Agro Services International, Orange City, FL
This presentation will present examples of bad environmental science studies that lack research credibility when involving pesticides, water impairment, environmental changes and miss-information in agriculture and with natural resources.
CEUs requested (1) CORE (482 & 487) and (1)LL&O, LCLM, D&R, Private, and O&T
11:10 am-12:00 pm
ADVISORY MEETING FEEDBACK
Think Pink! The Petunia Project – Generation Z – Marketing Flowers, FFA and Breast Cancer Awareness
Karen Stauderman, UF/IFAS Commercial Horticulture Agent
Youth competition using Entrepreneurial practices to seek donations for petunias (colored) at the Deland Farmer’s Market benefitting New Smyrna High School FFA Organization. This presentation describes the project and presents recent findings from two student surveys, funds collected and given to New Smyrna Beach High School students. This project provides insight with Generation Z as future employees.
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