This blog is for Polk County Florida small farms and pesticide applicators as a method of communication and sharing information. This blog is administered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension Polk County Extension Agent, Mary Beth Henry.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Cover Crop Workshop announced
Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil Health,
Weed Management and Integrated Pest Management Strategies
Thursday June 4, 2015; Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center (SVAEC), Live Oak
WHAT? Expand your knowledge of cover crops and how they can play an integral role in the health of your soil, weed suppression and in increasing the impact of beneficial organisms on managing crop pests. Learn from exciting research carried out at SVAEC and at a local blueberry farm. Join us to explore the world of cover crops and the many benefits they can provide to your farm.
WHEN? Thursday June 4th, from 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm
WHERE? SVAEC, University of Florida IFAS, 8202 County Road 417, Live Oak, FL 32060
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Farmers, Agricultural Professionals, and Conservation/Environmental Specialists.
IS THERE A COST? Registration is $15.00. Educational materials and dinner provided.
HOW DO I Register? To register online visit: https://discoverthecover.eventbrite.com To register by mail, send payment to:(checks payable to) University of Florida, 7580 County Road 136, Live Oak, FL 32060
CEU Available for Pesticide Applictor and Crop Advirsors.
Sponsored by the University of Florida,
the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education program (SARE) and the
United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service(NRCS)