Florida Citrus Show

Visit the Vegetable Learning Stations at the Florida Citrus Show

Daniel CooperEvents, FCS24

vegetable learning stations
Growers can get questions answered about Thrips parvispinus at the Florida Citrus Show vegetable learning stations.
Photo by L.S. Osborne, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Vegetable learning stations will be open at the Florida Citrus Show for growers to visit with experts on various production-oriented topics. The stations will be in the lobby of the U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory in Fort Pierce. Plan to visit the stations from 2:00–2:30 p.m. or after the vegetable speakers’ session concludes.

The learning stations will feature the following topics:

  • Thrips parvispinus Identification, Trapping, Monitoring and Management
  • Identification of Vegetable Viruses and Their Insect Vectors
  • Nematode Management by Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
  • Technologies and Tools for Vegetable Production: Soil Moisture Sensors and Drones
  • Weed Identification and Management
  • Food Safety Update: Food Safety Modernization Act, Food And Drug Administration Assignments, On-Farm Readiness Reviews and Tomato Good Agricultural Practices 

The Florida Citrus Show offers a full day of opportunities to network and learn, so register now to take part in this special event! Registration, sponsored by Redox Bio-Nutrients, is complimentary for commercial growers, farm owners and managers, professional crop advisers, association executives and board members, and the government, legislative and agricultural research communities.

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