AGRItunity 2014 Conference
January 24 and 25, 2014
Conference Registration 1/25/13 - $15.00 prior to Conference and $20 at door
Includes: General Session with Keynote Speaker Jeff Manley of The Rock Ranch, workshops, tradeshow, and refreshments. Lunch sold separately.
Concurrent Sessions will include:
10 a.m. Pasture Fertilization Basics, Cottage Foods, Cut Flower Programs
11 a.m. Social Media for Ag, Food Safety Modernization Act, Agritourism 101
1 p.m. Poison in the Pasture, Food Preservation, Grafting (non-citrus) Fruit Trees
2 p.m. Backyard Egg Production, Farm to Restaurant, Florida Hay; The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Pre-Conference Farm Tour 1/24/14- $40 - limited number available
Bus transportation to livestock and crop farms; lunch included. Tour begins from Sparr Lumber and Building Supply, 6000 Signature Dr, Wildwood, FL 34785-9510. Tour continues to hydroponic grower Verti-Gro, Caruthers cattle ranch, and Ferris Groves. Tour bus will return to Sparr by 5:00 p.m.
Pre-Conference Shock-a-Pond Workshop 1/24/14 - $25- limited number available, Sumter County's Lake Miona Park, 10501 CR 115 (off CR 472E) in Oxford, FL. 1PM - 5PM Workshop led by Dr. Chuck Cichra of University of Florida's Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. The workshop will provide hands-on examples of invertebrates, aquatic plants and numerous fish species from the lake.
Questions? Please contact UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension (352) 793-2728 x0
AGRItunity 2013 is a project of Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Pasco, Marion and Sumter County UF/IFAS Extension offices.
The Waterfront Inn, The Villages is the host hotel for this event. Please contact them at 352-750-8263 for reservations; mention UF/IFAS Extension AGRItunity event for a special group rate.
When & Where
UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension
Sumter County Extension is a federal, state and local partnership that provides research-based information from the University of Florida to the citizens of Sumter County and beyond. We hope that you will contact us for solutions to any questions you may have in the areas of agriculture, lawns and gardens, nutrition and wellness, financial management, natural resources, livestock,community development and youth development (4-H). Call us at (352) 569-6862 or visit our website at http://sumter.ifas.ufl.edu.