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Urban Agriculture - Small (backyard) to Large (production)

Commercial Horticulture - Pinellas County Extension

Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

Largo, FL

Urban Agriculture - Small (backyard) to Large...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Both sessions (morning and afternoon). See event details below.   more info Ended $12.00 $0.00
Morning session only. See event details below.
Morning session only
Ended $7.50 $0.00
Afternoon session only. See event details below.
Afternoon session only
Ended $7.50 $0.00
Pinellas County Gov't Employee/Volunteer -- Both sessions Ended Free $0.00
Pinellas County Gov't Employee/Volunteer -- Morning session only
Identification must be provide on the day of class.
Ended Free $0.00
Pinellas County Gov't Employee/Volunteer -- Afternoon session only
Identification must be provided on the day of class
Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

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

 

12:30           Check-in.

 

 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


Reservation policy

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.

Have questions about Urban Agriculture - Small (backyard) to Large (production)? Contact Commercial Horticulture - Pinellas County Extension

When & Where


Pinellas County Extension
12520 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33774

Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)


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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.

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