Schedule for Spring Blueberry Field Day

Schedule for Spring Blueberry Field Day

Spring Blueberry Field Day

March 7, 2018

Plant Science Research and Education Center

2556 West Highway 318

Citra, FL 32113

Groups 1 and 2

Field Tour

8:30 a.m. Travel to field

8:45 a.m.  – 9:20 a.m.

Group 1 – View and tour blueberry variety planting – Dr. Patricio Munoz, blueberry breeder, IFAS, University of Florida.

Group 2 – View and tour grafted blueberry planting and nitrogen fertigation experiment – Dr. Jeff Williamson, Extension and research horticulturist, IFAS, University of Florida.

9:35 a.m.  – 10:10 a.m.  (groups switch)

Group 2 – View and tour blueberry variety planting – Dr. Patricio Munoz, blueberry breeder, IFAS, University of Florida.

Group 1 – View and tour grafted blueberry planting and nitrogen fertigation experiment – Dr. Jeff Williamson, Extension and research horticulturist, IFAS, University of Florida.

10:25 a.m. – Arrive back at conference Center.

Frank Stronach Conference Center

10:35 a.m. Introduction –

10:40 a.m. – IMPAC, Responsible Farming Verified – Mr. Danny Kushmer, executive director, International Responsible Farming Council, Plant City, Fla.

11:10 a.m. – Farm Credit – a word from our sponsor.

11:20 a.m. – What you should know about the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) – Mr. Ryan M. Gembala, attorney, OMDP Law Firm, Sheffield Village, Ohio.

11:50 a.m. – Trade Show

12:25 a.m. – Lunch

1:45 p.m. – Depart for Island Grove Ag Products tour

Groups 3 and 4

Frank Stronach Conference Center

8:30 a.m. Introduction –

8:35 a.m. – IMPAC, Responsible Farming Verified – Mr. Danny Kushmer, executive director, International Responsible Farming Council, Plant City, Fla.

9:05 a.m. – Farm Credit – a word from our sponsor.

9:15 a.m.  – What you should know about the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) Mr. Ryan M. Gembala, attorney, OMDP Law Firm, Sheffield Village, Ohio.

9:45 a.m. – Trade Show

10:40 a.m. – Travel to Field

Field Tour

10:55 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Group 3 – View and tour blueberry variety planting – Dr. Patricio Munoz, blueberry breeder, IFAS, University of Florida.

Group 4 – View and tour grafted blueberry planting and nitrogen fertigation experiment – Dr. Jeff Williamson, Extension and research horticulturist, IFAS, University of Florida.

11:45 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. (groups switch)

Group 4 – View and tour blueberry variety planting – Dr. Patricio Munoz, blueberry breeder, IFAS, University of Florida.

Group 3 – View and tour grafted blueberry planting and nitrogen fertigation experiment – Dr. Jeff Williamson, Extension and research horticulturist, IFAS, University of Florida.

12:35 p.m. – arrive back at conference center. And go straight to lunch.

1:45 p.m. – Depart for Island Grove Ag Products tour.

 

 

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