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Florida Watermelon Association- Grower Educational Workshop and CEUs

January 19th, 2018


Friday, January 19, 2018
9:30 am – noon
2 Certified Pesticide Applicator CEUs and 2 Certified Crop Advisor CEUs


9:30 am- 10:30 am:
Florida Watermelon Pest Management and Nutrient Management Updates

Gene McAvoy, UF/IFAS Hendry County Extension Director and Regional Vegetable Extension Agent,

LaBelle, FL
Bob Hochmuth, UF/IFAS Regional Vegetable Extension Agent, North Florida REC- Suwannee Valley,
Live Oak, FL


10:30- 10:50 Break

10:50 am- noon:
Plant Virus Trends in Florida Watermelon Production and Their Management Strategies

Dr. Scott Adkins, Research Plant Pathologist (Virologist), USDA, ARS, USHRL
Fort Pierce, FL


Adjourn at noon

Florida Watermelon Association
P.O. Drawer 8
Fort Myers, FL 33902
Phone: 239.658.1442
Fax: 239.658.1448
Membership Coordinator -

Debbie Alexander

Promotions/Queen Inquiries

Debra Harrison

Phone: 863.633.8306

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