Florida: Crop Production Meeting, Jay, Feb. 28

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Farmers from Northwest Florida and surrounding areas are invited to attend the 2017 Crop Production Meeting to be held on Tuesday, February 28. The meeting will be hosted by UF/IFAS Extension, Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties, at the Jay Community Center, 5259 Booker Lane, Jay, FL.

Registration begins at 7:00 AM (CST) with the meeting starting at 7:30 AM. There will be an industry sponsored lunch from 12:15 – 1:00 PM, and 3.5 Pesticide Applicator License CEUs have been approved.

Topics to be discussed during the morning session include:

  • Crop variety updates,
  • New Dicamba and 2,4-D resistant cotton varieties,
  • Nutrient management,
  • Crop disease control recommendations,
  • Updates from FSA, NRCS, FDACS and pest control.

There will be an industry sponsored lunch from 12:15 – 1:00 PM.

The afternoon session is for those with a vested interest in feral hog control. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Wild Hog Control to remove the entire sounder, and a Jager Pro Hog Control Equipment Demonstration.

For more specific topics and speaker information, please use the following link to download a printable flier: 2017 Crop Production Meeting, Jay FL

3.5 Pesticide Applicator CEUs Available

Florida restricted use pesticide license CEUs will be available. Florida RUP applicators can earn 3.5 CEUs in the following approved categories: (1) Private Applicator (2) Ag Row Crop (3) Demo/Research and 1 CEU in the Aerial category. Pesticide CEUs have been requested but not yet approved for Alabama applicators, as well as for Certified Crop Advisors (CCA).

The 2017 Crop Production Meeting is an educational program provided by the UF/IFAS Panhandle Ag Extension Team. For more information on the Crop Meeting or to help sponsor the event, contact Bethany Diamond at 850 675 6654 or BethanyDiamond@ufl.edu

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