BARTOW, Fla. — The Southwest Florida Small Farmer Network Meeting, Wednesday, May 4th , 9:00 AM to ~1:00 PM, Story Companies, 80 Foot Road, Bartow, FL 33830 Register here: 2022 Spring Southwest Florida Small Farmer Network Meeting Tickets, Wed, May 4, 2022 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite
The SWFLSFN is a network open to established and beginning farmers in Southwest Florida. Connect with farmers and food entrepreneurs in the region. We’ll take a farmer-led tour of Story Companies citrus operation in Bartow, FL.
UF/IFAS Extension presentations on topics that include, but are not limited to: citrus production in a citrus greening era, best management practices, the CUPS technology, marketing citrus and financing available.
UF/IFAS Extension will be hosting lunch
Southwest Florida Small Farmer Network Meeting
Wed, May 4, 2022 @ Story Companies
8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am – 9:10 am Welcome
9:10 am – 9:30 am Overview of The Story Companies
9:30 am – 10:30 am Tour in the C.U.P.S.
10:30 am – 10:45 am Farm Credit of Central; Programs for Small Farmers
10:45 am – 11:30 am Monitoring and preventing Pest
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Updates from Agencies
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch and Networking