Media Release

May Commercial Horticulture Program

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 2:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Commercial Horticulture Program for May 2017. This program is being offered by Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent, at the Suwannee Valley Ag Extension Center (8202 County Road 417, Live Oak).

Vegetable Disease ID for Field and Protected Agriculture – May 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This program provides basic information on plant pathology, macro and microscopic diagnostic procedures, hands-on identification of plant diseases and nematodes in different protected agriculture structures, and open field vegetable crops. The program concludes with a discussion on plant disease and nematode management.

Continuing Education Units will be offered in the following categories: 4-Private Applicator, and 4- Agriculture Row Crop (the maximum will be 4 CEUs).

Registration cost is $75 for the primary participant and $50 for a secondary participant. Participants can register online (for an additional fee). There are no refunds for registration costs. Participants can also register by mail, send form and payment to: (checks payable to) University of Florida, 7580 County Rd. 136, Live Oak, FL 32060. This class is limited to 30 participants.

For more information about this program call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office Calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).