This year's Integrated Pest Management Update looks like it's shaped up to be a really good seminar. The event will take place on February 8, 2012 at UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center in Balm. We've got a great lineup of speakers from all over the state of Florida and from Texas A&M University. This year's theme is "doing more with less"in terms of integrated pest management in nursery production. Here is the lineup of speakers.
Pest Insect Update - Catherine Mannion, Ph.D., University of Florida (UF) TREC
Reducing Costs through Scouting - Catherine Mannion, Ph.D., UF TREC & Bill Schall, UF/IFAS Palm Beach County Extension Service
Low Imput Strategies for Reducing Plant Diseases - Matthews Paret, Ph.D., UF NFREC
New pyraclostrobin & fungicide/miticide products, BASF Corporation
Biological Products, BioWorks, Inc.
Hachi-Hachi Insecticide, SePro
Benefit Insecticide & Jewel Herbicide, Everris
Kontos Insecticide & Biathlon Herbicide, OHP, Inc.
Magus Miticide, Gowan
Insects Use Fertilizer Too! Managing Both - Kevin Heinz, Ph.D., Texas A&M
IPM Through the Economic Lens - Charles Hall, Ph.D., Texas A&M
Here is the flyer for more information. http://hillsborough.extension.ufl.edu/Ag/AgOrnProd/documents/IPMflierdraft.pdf
And here is the link to register for the event.
The cost is only $20 and snacks are included. CEU's and FNGLA Credits will be available. Hope you will take advantage of this great educational lineup!