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.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
NEW! Soil Microbiology Short Course: Applications and Analyses of Mycorrhizal Associations
New Short Course Available!
Limited space. Register early to ensure a spot!
Soil Microbiology: Applications and Analyses of Mycorrhizal Associations
New! July 18-20, 2016
McCarty Hall B, Room 3108 | University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Due to overwhelming interest, the University of Florida's Department of Soil & Water Science has added a new Soil Microbiology: Applications and Analyses of Mycorrhizal Associations training course. Through hands-on training, learn how to use mycorrhizal fungi to improve plant growth.
Early, reduced registration ends June 29 for the 2nd short course.
This training course is designed for scientists, organic farmers, and others interested in the practical and theoretical aspects of using mycorrhizal fungi to enhance plant growth and nutrient cycling.
Typical fields of interest include studies in plant biology and ecology, soil and plant interactions in agriculture and horticulture, ecosystem carbon flux, and symbiosis research.
Practical laboratory sessions will be supported by lectures and discussions. Technical manuals containing all experimental protocols will be provided to participants.
The course provides 21 hours of training and instruction, and a Certificate of Completion will be provided upon conclusion.