2012 East Central Florida Winter Weather School

Tavares, FL

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Winter Weather School

December 6, 2012

Lake County Ag Center – Tavares, FL




 8:30 AM           Registration


 8:50 AM          Welcome – Gary K. England,Multi-county Fruit Crops

                      Agent, Lake County Extension


 9:00 AM          Using Wet Bulb Temperature Data to
                      Your Advantage in Freeze Protection

                      Decision Making - Gary England


 9:30 AM         Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) Update -

                     Mr. Rick Lusher, Director of FAWN


10:00 AM        AgroClimate and Crop Decision Making – Dr. Clyde Fraisse

                     Agricultural and Biological Engineering Dept. UF


10:30 AM         Break


10:45 AM         Developing Freeze Event Forecasts for Central Florida –

                      Mr. Fred Crosby, NWS Meteorologist (Retired)


11:10 AM          Evolution of Freeze Forecasts and Cold Protection in

                      Central Florida – Mr. John Jackson, Ext. Agent Emeritus


11:30 AM          Climate Outlook and Review of Extreme Weather

                       Events of the Past Year – Mr. David Zierden,

                       State Climatologist, Florida Climate Center


12:10 PM          Questions/Lunch


COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, Dr. Millie Ferrer-Chancy, Director, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, publishes this information to further the purpose of the May 8 and June 30, 1914 Acts of Congress; and is authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. Single copies of extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communication Services, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810