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Urban Agriculture - Small (backyard) to Large (production)
Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9th
8:30 AM Check-in and mingle. Visit vendors.
9 AM Overview of Hydroponic Systems
Robert Hochmuth, UF/IFAS Extension Agent, Vegetables
10 AM Chickens 101
Robert Kluson, UF/IFAS Extension Agent, Agriculture
11 AM Integrated Pest Management - Veggies
Jane Morse, UF/IFAS Extension Agent, Commercial Horticulture
Lunch on your own
1 PM Getting Started/Business planning/Cost analysis
Bob Hochmuth, UF/IFAS Extension Agent, Vegetables
Stephen Gran, Hillsborough County Economic Development Department
2 PM Cottage Industry Regs and Marketing with Market Maker
Nan Jensen, UF/IFAS Extension Agent, Nutrition
Susan Haddock, UF/IFAS Extension Agent, Small Farms
3 PM Protected Ag and NRCA Grants
Bielinski Santos, UF/IFAS Associate Professor, Horticulture
Jennifer Abbey, USDA, NRCA
For more information please contact (727) 582-2562
Before continuing, we would like to make you aware of our reservation policies. Cancellations - If your class is canceled for any reason you will be notified no less than 24 hours prior to class start. We will provide a full refund for cancellations made by Pinellas County Extension. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process. Payment - We require full payment at time of reservation so be prepared with a credit card to complete this transaction. Refunds - Refunds will be made in the event of a class cancellation or if the registrant requests a refund 24 hours prior to the class time. Reservations - You must be 18 to make a reservation. If you are under 18 and want to attend a class you must register and attend with a parent or guardian.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution 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. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.
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Commercial Horticulture - Pinellas County Extension
Pinellas County Extension's Commercial Horticulture program area provides education and training based on the latest research from the University of Florida. The Commercial Horticulture staff and volunteers are available to help solve local problems, provide CEUs and, improve the quality of life for all citizens.