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New Technology for Commercial Crop Production

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Indian River County Administration Complex

1800 27th St.

Bldg. B, Room 501

Vero Beach, Fl 32962

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The objective of this training is to introduce new concepts and technologies of Best Management Practices (BMPs) developed for Florida’s crop production systems. These systems will enhance the sustainability for commercial crop production in Florida.

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8:45-9:00 AM Gather, Refreshments, Welcome, Introduction

9:00-9:20 AM Sign-in and Pre-test

9:20-10:10 AM Dr. Jonathan Crane: Technology to improve and prolong production of selected tropical fruits

10:10-11:00 AM Dr. Edgardo Etxeberria: Laser-enhanced delivery of agrochemicals to crop plants

11:00-11:50 AM Dr. Sally Flis (The Fertilizer Institute, Washington D.C.): 4R nutrient stewardship for crop production

11:50-1:00 PM Lunch break

1:00-1:50 PM Dr. Donald Dickson: Overview of nematodes, why they are important and difficult to manage

1:50-2:40 PM Dr. German Sandoya: How can breeding help lettuce growers manage challenges?

2:40-3:30 PM Dr. Alfred Huo: Opportunities and challenges of current breeding through Biotechnology

3:30-3:50 PM Post-test and survey

3:50 PM Adjourn

The following Continuing Education Credits will be available:

-6 FDACS CEUs:

  • 3 CEUs for PRIVATE APPLICATOR AG PEST CONTROL
  • 3 CEUs for AG ROW CROP PEST CONTROL
  • 3 CEUs for AG TREE CROP PEST CONTROL
  • 3 CEUs for 487 GENERAL STANDARDS/CORE
  • 3 CEUs for 482 GENERAL STANDARDS/CORE

-CCA CEUs: NM, 1.0; PM, 1.0; CM, 4.0.


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Indian River County Administration Complex

1800 27th St.

Bldg. B, Room 501

Vero Beach, Fl 32962

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