CITRA, Fla. — Join us for a field day packed with updates on the production of organic vegetables in North Central Florida including different approaches to nutrient & pest management, protected agriculture, and how production practices affect yield and fruit quality. This event will take place outdoors at the pavilion and field plots so bring a hat and jacket with you.
Our invited speakers will discuss their findings and we’ll tour the research plots. Refreshments and water will be provided.
The registration fee is $5.00 (lunch included). Participants must register online by December 6th. If the minimum attendance of 20 participants is not met by December 6th, this event will be rescheduled for January. This event is limited to 50 participants. There will be no refunds for the registration fee.
Crops discussions will focus on tomato, strawberry, salad greens and celery. Specific topics include:
- Nitrogen dynamics using liquid and granular organic fertilizers
- Anaerobic soil disinfestation (ASD) for improving plant health and productivity
- Effects of integrated nutrient management on yields and fruit quality
- High tunnel production systems and economics
- Vegetable grafting and more!
We will tour the high tunnel complex and organic production research fields so dress comfy. We hope to see you there!
For more information about this program contact Dr. Tatiana Sanchez-Jones, Commercial Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County, at 352-955-2402 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the Extension Office website for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.
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