UF/IFAS to Offer Citrus Nutrition Day Seminar in Lake Alfred

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UF Glow variety of citrus. Photo taken 11-17-17

LAKE ALFRED, FLA — The University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is offering a Citrus Nutrition Day Seminar at the UF Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred, Florida on Oct. 26.

Proper nutrition for citrus trees damaged by various diseases is essential to extending their productivity. Growers can learn more about UF research into citrus nutrition and strategies for successfully applying nutrients in a grove management during the seminar.

The half-day program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and lasts through lunch which is sponsored by Harrell’s Fertilizer.

Presentations include updates on HLB nutrition research and field trials; strategies to improve nutrient uptake efficiency; and what growers need to know about how to follow Best Management Practices (BMPs) and how to use EDIS document SL253 efficiently.

Those interested in attending are asked to pre-register by Oct. 21 here. The programs will be held at Ben Hill Griffin, Jr.  Hall at the UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education, 700 Experiment Station Road.  Lake Alfred, Florida.  For more information, please contact Jamie Burrow at  jdyates@ufl.edu  or (863) 956-8648.

Source: UF/IFAS News