April Commercial Horticulture Program

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Commercial Horticulture program for April 2021. This program is being offered by Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent. 

Virtual Stone Fruit Field Day – April 28, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is a Zoom webinar (with Dr. Ali Sarkhosh, Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist).

This annual Stone Fruit Virtual Field Day teaches about the latest updates on stone fruit research from multiple researchers in the Southeast. Continued Education Units (CEUs) and Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Credits are available (see categories listed below).

There is no registration fee, but participants must register online. Participants must download Zoom (teleconferencing platform) and familiarize themselves with the program. The link to the event and passcode will be emailed after the Zoom registration is completed. Participants will not need a microphone or webcam to participate.

The following Continued Education Units and Certified Crop Adviser Credits will be offered: 

FDACS CEU's approved for pesticide license renewal (full-day participation required to receive CEUs) - up to three include Ag Row Crop Pest Control (2), 487 General Standards/Core (1), and Private Applicator Pest Control (2).
CCA’s credits (up to 4.5) include Nutrient Management (0.5), Integrated Pest Management (1), Crop Management (2.5), and Professional Development (0.5).

For more information about this program, contact Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County, at 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office website for additional programs offered by the Extension Office. 

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Dr. Tom Obreza, Interim 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.

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