Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Palm School - March 7-8

Palm Management in the Florida Landscape


Date:  March 7-8, 2017 (2 days – Tuesday and Wednesday)


Time:  7:45 AM – 5:00 PM each day


Location:      Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

                        3205 College Avenue

                        Davie, FL 33314


Registration Fee:  $300 per person; checks or money orders only

 Payable to the “University of Florida”


Reservations/Payment By:   February 20, 2017 (or until class fills up)


Enrollment Limit:  45 persons.  Enrollment will be limited to 3 persons per company.  If

                     space is still available after Feb. 20, this enrollment cap will be lifted.


CEUs requested:  ISA, FNGLA, LIAF and FDACS (pesticide license)

                                CEUs for LA license approved (14.5):  Provider Number 0004406


Topics/Course Numbers (for LA CEUs)

Ÿ Diagnosing Palm Problems (#0008389)                                Ÿ Palm Diseases (#0009071)

Ÿ Palm Anatomy and Growth      (#0008391)                         Ÿ Transplant Issues (#0008295)

Ÿ Physiological Disorders (#0009075)                       Ÿ Pruning Palms (#0009073)

Ÿ Nutrient Deficiencies (#0009079)                                           Ÿ Fertilizer Formulations and

Ÿ Palm Insects (#0009069)                                                               Application Techniques (#0009077)

Ÿ Field Trip I (#0009067)                                                 Ÿ Field Trip II (#009068)



·         Dr. Timothy Broschat, Palm Horticulturist, Nutrition and Fertilization

·         Dr. Monica Elliott, Palm Pathologist, Fungal Diseases

·         Dr. Robin Giblin-Davis, Palm Entomologist/Nematologist

·         Dr. Catharine Mannion, Ornamental Entomologist


For more information and to reserve your spot for “Palm School”, contact:

                         Dr. Monica Elliott at   melliott@ufl.edu  or  954-577-6315


Attached is the announcement for the next 2-day palm school, which will be March 7-8, 2017.  If you are in a county where palms are important in the landscape or nursery production, I would appreciate it if you would inform your clientele.


Have a wonderful holiday season!!





Monica L. Elliott, Ph.D.

Professor and Acting Center Co-Director

University of Florida/IFAS l Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

3205 College Avenue l Fort Lauderdale (Davie), FL 33314

954.577.6315 l melliott@ufl.edu


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