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Citrus Growers Institute

Citrus Growers Institute

Tuesday, April 03, 2018, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Conducted by University of Florida, IFAS Extension and Citrus Research and Development Foundation

Location:
South Florida State College
Alan Jay Wildstein Center for Performing Arts
Avon Park, Florida

Purpose of the Institute

Citrus Greening or Huanglongbing (HLB)continues to impact all citrus production areas of Florida. The 2018 Florida Citrus Growers’Institute is an opportunity for Florida citrus growers to come together to learn about effective management of HLB and other challenging diseases affecting the industry. Topics this year
include citrus pathology, horticultural management of HLB, Asian citrus psyllid management, and the use of bactericides.

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) will be offered for holders of restricted use pesticide licenses (RUP) and certified crop advisors (CCA). CEU’s have been granted in the following categories: private applicator,
agricultural tree crop and demonstration & research for RUP holders. CEU’s have been requested for CCA’s in the appropriate CEU categories.

For more information, contact Gail Crawford, Polk County Extension Service
P.O. Box 9005, Drawer HS03, Bartow, FL 33831
By phone: 863-519-1042, Fax: 863-534-0001
email: dorothyc@ufl.edu
online at: https://2018citrusinstitute.eventbrite.com