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Florida Strawberry Field Day 2018


Wednesday January 17, 2018

Lunch Tailgate 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Download printable schedule here

All field day attendees are invited to join FSGA Gold and Silver Associate Members listed below for a tailgate meet and greet. Come out and enjoy items such as pulled pork, wings, desserts, and other tailgate foods.

Gold Level Participants:

  • Chemical Dynamics
  • Cool Planet
  • Farm Credit of Central Florida
  • Harrell’s Fertilizer
  • RCS Company
  • Renewable Energy Group
  • Yara

Silver Level Participants:

  • Carden and Associates
  • CBC Saunders
  • Real Estate, Patterson Companies
  • Triangle

Strawberry Field Day FSGA Event Center

Moderator: Alicia Whidden

1:00 p.m. – Opening Remarks – Kenneth Parker, FSGA Executive Director

1:10 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Disease management updates (Natalia Peres, UF)

1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. – Pest management updates (Justin Renkema, UF)

FSGA Field Plots

2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. – Fumigation and weed management trials (Nathan Boyd, UF)

2:20 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Nematode management and fumigation (Joe Noling and Johan Desaeger, UF)

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Breeding trials and new variety updates (Vance Whitaker, UF)

Tailgate and Field Day and will be held at:

FSGA Event Center

13138 Lewis Gallagher Rd.

Dover, FL 33527


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