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UF/IFAS Sugarcane Field Day, Quincy Florida, Monday, November 5, 2012

Sugarcane Field Day is an annual event hosted at the University of Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy (NFREC-Quincy). This event is geared to new and existing sugarcane producers and syrup makers interested in learning about new and updated agricultural and production techniques and about new sugarcane varieties.   Each year various state and regional renowned speakers come to share with farmers and producers their experience in sugarcane production such as:

  • Weed Management
  • Insect and Disease Management
  • Nutrient Management




Field Day Agenda

  • 8:15 am Registration
  • 8:30 am Opening remarks
  • 8:45 am Cultural practices
  • 9:45 am Varieties and other updates
  • 10:00 am Cane cutting instructions


Registration fee: $ 10.00 per participant. Pre-registration is encouraged.

  • Pre-registered attendees will be given first access to the fields. Only those registered will be allowed on the fields.
  • Each participant is allowed to cut a strict maximum of 15 stalks of each variety for seed/propagation materials only.
  • Each participant should bring their own cutting tools and transportation.
  • Registered participants should send a signed note with representative in order for them to get their cane.

Make sure to register for the Sugarcane Field Day. To do so you can:

Remember only registered participants will be allowed in the fields.

Judy Ludlow

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