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2013 Gadsden Tomato Forum December 5

tomatos2013 Gadsden Tomato Forum

December 5, 2013

North Florida Research & Education Center – Quincy, Florida

 Hosted by the Gadsden County Extension Service

Gadsden Co Agenda:

A.M. (All Times Eastern Time)

8:00     Registration & Coffee   

8:15     Opening Remarks:

Dr. Pete Vergot III, Northwest District Extension Director, UF/IFAS, North Florida Research and Education Center

8:30     Variety Trials 2013:  

            Dr. Steve Olson, Vegetable Specialist, University of Florida/IFAS NFREC           

9:15     Soil Fumigants and New Mulch Technology:

             Dr. Joshua H. Freeman,  Vegetable Specialist, University of Florida/IFAS NFREC

10:05   Break: Moderator – Rome Ethredge, County Extension Coordinator, Seminole County , UGA

10:15   Tomato Diseases Trials Update and Management Options:

            Dr. Mathews Paret, Plant Pathologist, University of Florida/IFAS NFREC

11:05   Getting  Started with Hydroponic Tomatoes- Fertility and  Production Tactics:

Dr. Timothy Coolong, Associate Professor, Vegetable Production, UGA/Tifton Campus

11:50  Florida Farm To School Program :

Christina Walmer, UF/IFAS Northwest District Florida Farm to School Coordinator


12:30   Q & A

12:40   LUNCH        

Tomato Growers Assn1:30    Annual Meeting of the Gadsden Tomato Growers Assoc., Inc. and the Quincy Tomato Growers Exchange.  *NOTE TO GROWERS:  This meeting is very important. Please do not leave after lunch, as the business meeting will be short.


Download the printer friendly flyer:
2013 Gadsden Tomato Forum Program


For more information contact:

Henry Grant, Gadsden County Extension Director







Gadsden Co



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