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Florida Pomegranate Association 2013 Annual Meeting & Conference

Florida Pomegranate Association

Friday, September 13, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Florida Pomegranate Association 2013 Annual Meeting &...

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Sponsor FPA 2013 Annual Meeting and Conference
Request or send your sponsor application to FPA Sponsor, 6360 Johnston Rd.Zolfo Springs, FL 33890 or flpomegranate@gmail.com
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FPA Grower/Nursery Membership 2013-2014 Ended $100.00 $0.00
FPA Associate Membership 2013-2014 Ended $60.00 $0.00
FPA Allied Membership 2013-2014 Ended $120.00 $0.00

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YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND

 

2013 ANNUAL MEETING & CONFERENCE
Friday, September 13th, 2013
9 am to 3 pm

LOCATION

Ben Hill Griffin Jr. Auditorium, UF-Citrus Research & Education Center
700 Experiment Station Road, Lake Alfred, FL 33850
Map to location:
http://www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/about/map/map.shtml

PROGRAM

Doors open at 9:00 am.  Vendors will display the latest products for use on pomegranates for commercial producers and homeowners.

Program begins at 10 am.  The Florida Pomegranate Association will provide an educational program that this year is a mixture of presentations for the commercial grower and the homeowner/master gardener. Among the topics are sessions on cultivars that appear to be best to plant in our region, a cooperative evaluation project, propagation, plant cultural management and marketing.  Arrangements are being pursued to have a chef demonstrate culinary uses of the pomegranate.

Featured Speaker.  Kevin Day of the University of California Cooperative Extension Service, Tulare County, will present an overview of the California pomegranate industry and pomegranate cultural management with special emphasis on pruning and canopy management.  

Fruit Tasting.  The seeds of fruit obtained from several sources will be available for tasting and evaluation.   This will provide an opportunity to experience tree-ripe local fruit in order to encourage the sale and planting of the best fruit varieties.

Details of the FPA Annual Meeting & Conference PROGRAM are also available at:  http://www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/extension/pomegranates/pdfs/annual.pdf

 

Association Member MEETING

The Pomegranate Association meeting is scheduled for 11:30 am.  Contact Cindy Weinstein for more information (flpompres@gmail.com.)


PRE-REGISTRATION

Pre-registration is preferred for the meeting and conference.  Pre-registration is required if you would like lunch.

Registration, which includes lunch, is $20.00 for members. (Members may register one guest at the member’s admission price of $20.)

Pre-registration for guest not associated with a member is $25.00 and entrance at the door is $30.00.

All current and prospective growers, nurseries, commercial investors, homeowners and Master Gardeners are encouraged to attend.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Go to FPA2013meeting.eventbrite.com

MAIL IN REGISTRATION

Fill out and send registration form at bottom of page.

Send payment to:
Attention: David Weinstein, Treasurer, FPA
6360 Johnston Road, Zolfo Springs, FL 33890

Please make all checks payable to: Florida Pomegranate Association.

Further information go to the website:http://www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/extension/pomegranates/ where a membership brochure can be found.

Sponsor and registration questions?
Cindy Weinstein, President, FPA
Email:
flpomegranate@gmail.com
Telephone:
(863) 604-3778; or flpompres@gmail.com

 


Florida Pomegranate Association

  2013 Annual Meeting & Conference

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Make check payable to: Florida Pomegranate Association

 

Send payment to:
Attention: David Weinstein, Treasurer, FPA
6360 Johnston Road, Zolfo Springs, FL 33890

 

Pre-registration ends Sept 12, 2013

 

Have a question or need more information? Contact:

Cindy Weinstein

flpomegranate@gmail.com

863-604-3778


 

 

 

 Florida Pomegranate Association 2013 Annual Meeting & Conference

10:00-10:05 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Cindy Weinstein, President Florida Pomegranate Association
 
10:05-11:00 Tasty Pomegranate Dishes Prepared Right Before Your Eyes
Chef David Bearl, UF/IFAS Program for Resource Efficient Communities
 
11:00-11:20 Health Benefits of Pomegranates
Jill Taufer, Registered Dietician, UF/IFAS Extension, Volusia County
 
11:20-11:50 Annual Meeting, Florida Pomegranate Association
Cindy Weinstein, President
 
11:50-1:00 Lunch, pomegranate tasting, visit trade show
 
1:00-1:50 The California Pomegranate Industry and Practical Insights on Growing the Fruit
Kevin Day, Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension,Tulare County
 
1:50-2:15 Q & A, Kevin Day
 
2:15-2:35 Observationson Pomegranate Cultivars Growing in Central Florida
Emory McTeer, Blueberry and Pomegranate Grower, Haines City, FL
 
2:35-2:55 Propagating Pomegranates via Cuttings: Some Commercial Experience
Cindy Weinstein, Green Sea Farm, Zolfo Springs, FL
Debbi Gaw, Chestnut Hill Tree Farm, Alachua, FL


Have questions about Florida Pomegranate Association 2013 Annual Meeting & Conference? Contact Florida Pomegranate Association

When & Where


Citrus Research & Education Center, Ben Hill Griffin Jr. Auditorium
700 Experiment Station Rd
Lake Alfred, FL 33850

Friday, September 13, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Florida Pomegranate Association

Contact Information:

Mailing address:

FPA

6360 Johnston Rd.

Zolfo Springs, FL  33890

 

Telephone:
Cindy Weinstein

863-604-3778

 

Email:

flpomegranate@gmail.com

 

Website:

www.FloridaPomegranateAssociation.org

www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/extension/pomegranates/

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