Florida citrus growers must pre-register to attend the Citrus Nutrition Day Seminar, held in Lake Alfred. by October 21st.

The University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred is hosting a Citrus Nutrition Day Seminar October 26th at the Ben Hill Griffin, Jr.  Hall at the UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education, 700 Experiment Station Road.  Lake Alfred, Florida, according to a UF/IFAS blog. Florida citrus growers interested in attending the seminar must pre-register by October 21st. See the details below.

Citrus Nutrition Day Seminar

The Citrus Nutrition Day Seminar starts at 8:30 a.m. and runs for half a day until a provided lunch. The blog maintains that “Proper nutrition for disease damaged citrus trees is critical to extending their productivity. Growers can learn more about recent research into citrus nutrition and strategies for successfully applying nutrients in a grove management plan…”

The half-day seminar will include a number of presentations for attendees, given by UF/IFAS professors and Citrus Extension agents, including:

  • “Updates on HLB nutrition research and field trials.”
  • “Strategies to improve nutrient uptake efficiency.”
  • What growers need to know about how to follow Best Management Practices (BMPs)”
  • “How to use EDIS document SL253 efficiently.”

Florida citrus growers interested in attending must pre-register by October 21st here. This event was originally planned for October 12th, but it has been moved to the 26th. More information can be found by contacting Jamie Burrow at  jdyates@ufl.edu  or (863) 956-8648.

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