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West Florida Extension Farm Field Day August 27th

West Florida Extension Farm Field Day August 27th

farm field day 2015 captureAll are invited to attend the 2015 Extension Farm Field Day  that will be held on Thursday, August 27th at the UF/IFAS WFREC (4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, Jay, FL 32565).  Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. with tours beginning at 8:30.   Lunch will be generously provided through agribusiness sponsorship.

Florida and Alabama restricted pesticide license renewal CEUs will be available, as well as CCA points.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Weed control tools for row crops
  • Cotton Target Spot: Strategies for control
  • Peanut Varieties
  • Weed management in sesame and carinata production
  • Use of new 2,4-D resistant crops in integrated management of herbicide resistant weeds
  • Sesame: A potential alternative crop for the Southeast
  • Cotton Varieties and Soybean Varieties
  • Fungicides for disease control in peanuts


You can register online at 2015 Extension Farm Field Day Registration  or
by calling Robin Vickers at 850-983-7134 or 850-393-7334.




Author: Libbie Johnson – libbiej@ufl.edu

Agriculture agent at UF IFAS Escambia County Extension.

Libbie Johnson

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