Thursday, November 12, 2015

Upcoming Programs of Interest

                                                 I.        Programs of Interest to all Fruit Producers


a.   Deadline for signing up for the 2015 Weather Watch Resource at the $100 Pre-registration price is Friday, November 13, 2015; Price is $125, if registration form is postmarked after the initial Weekly Outlook scheduled for this Friday, November 13, 2015.  More information available at:


b.   The Florida State Climatologist, David Zierden, will give an in depth look into what is proving to be the strongest El Niño Climate Phase to affect Florida Agricultural Interests in many years at the Winter Weather School at the UF/IFAS Extension – Lake County Office in Tavares on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.  Additionally, Chris oswalt will give insight into deciphering freeze forecasts, along updates from the Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) and AgroClimate Group.  More information available at:


                                                    II.        Programs of Interest to Citrus Growers


a.   There is still some space for the Central Florida Citrus Growers Field Day at Lee Groves in St. Cloud on Tuesday, November 17, 2015.  More information available at:


b.   The Mid Florida Citrus Foundation Citrus Irrigation Field Day is taking Place at the Krezdorn Research Grove near Avalon on Tuesday morning, November 24, 2015.  More Information available at:


                                              III.        Program of interest to Blueberry Growers


a.   Very important information on the use of pollinators in commercial blueberry plantings will be covered at the Florida Blueberry Pollination Workshop sponsored by Project ICP at the UF/IFAS Extension – Lake County Office in Tavares.  More information available at:


We look forward to seeing everyone at these programs in the next few weeks and please let us know if you have any questions.


Thank you,


Gary K. England

1951 Woodlea Rd.

Tavares, FL 32778

(352) 343-4101 Ext. 2729

(352) 343-2767 FAX


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