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Squash, Melon Producers Meeting February 24th

Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting – February 24

 

The 2014 Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting will be held on Monday, February 24, at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time.  The meeting will feature morning refreshments and lunch. 

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Cucurbit crops are members of the gourd family that include:  cucumbers, cantaloupes, squash, pumpkins, and watermelons. Production topics to be presented at the Cucurbit Meeting include:  fertilization, insect and disease management, weed management, along with squash and melon cultivars.  There will also be an update provided on food safety issues, and pesticide handling and application.  Two private applicator and one CORE CEU’s have been applied for, so attendees will be able to get CEU’s to aid in pesticide applicators license renewal. 

There are no registration fees for this sponsored event, however pre-registration is required to gain an accurate count for lunch.  To RSVP, contact Nikki or Cynthia at the Washington County Extension Office, 850-638-6180.  For more specific information, or interest in sponsorship of the event, contact Matt Orwat, mjorwat@ufl.edu or 850-638-6180.

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