Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Morning Session (9:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.)
3.5 CEUs available

  • Connector.

    9:30 - Gary Cooper, AgNet Media, Inc.

    Welcome, announcements and introduction

  • Connector.

    9:40 - Michael Rogers, UF/IFAS/CREC

    Introduction to the “HLB Playbook”
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    9:50 - Tripti Vashisth, UF/IFAS/CREC

    What you can do now to manage the health and productivity of HLB-affected groves
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  • Connector.

    10:20 - Ute Albrecht, UF/IFAS/SWFREC

    From planning to planting: the latest information for establishing new groves in the presence of HLB
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  • Connector.

    10:50 - Reza Ehsani, UF/IFAS/CREC

    Thermal therapy: putting the latest results to work in your grove
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  • Connector.

    11:20 - Phil Stansly, UF/IFAS/SWFREC

    Developing a psyllid management plan that works for you
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  • Connector.

    11:50 - Jude Grosser, UF/IFAS/CREC

    New citrus rootstocks and scions you can plant now
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  • Connector.

    12:20 - Michael Rogers, UF/IFAS/CREC

    Session wrap-up and concluding comments on future research advancements

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    12:25 - Lunch (chicken and rice)

    Served in the trade show

Afternoon Session (2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
2 CEUs available

  • Connector.

    2:00 - Gary Cooper, AgNet Media, Inc.

    Opening announcements

  • Connector.

    2:05 - Evan Johnson, University of Florida

    Update on managing citrus canker
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  • Connector.

    2:35 - Ariel Singerman, UF/IFAS/CREC

    Current economics of citrus production
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  • Connector.

    3:05 - Kelly Morgan, UF/IFAS/SWFREC

    BMPs: new regulations and compliance issues
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  • Connector.

    3:35 - Michael Sparks, Florida Citrus Mutual

    Incentive opportunities for Florida citrus growers
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    4:00 - Shannon Shepp, FDOC

    Future of the Florida Department of Citrus
    Presentation not available

  • Connector.

    4:15 - Gary Cooper, AgNet Media, Inc.

    Session wrap-up and announcements

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    4:30 - Citrus Expo Shindig!

    A special party in the trade show hall to celebrate Citrus Expo’s 25th Anniversary! All attendees and exhibitors are invited.
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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Morning Session (9:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.)
3 CEUs Available

  • Connector.

    9:30 - Gary Cooper and Michael Rogers

    Welcome, announcements and introduction

  • Connector.

    9:40 - Natalia Peres, UF/IFAS/ GCREC

    Update on postbloom fruit drop and 2016 field trial results
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  • Connector.

    10:05 - Jeff Rollins, UF Dept. of Plant Pathology

    Citrus black spot update
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  • Connector.

    10:30 - Harold Browning, CRDF

    Results of the grower bactericide use survey
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  • Connector.

    10:45 - Stephanie Slinski, CRDF

    CRDF grower bactericide trials
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  • Connector.

    11:05 - Bob Shatters, USDA/ARS

    USDA/Agricultural Research Service bactericide field trial results
    Presentation not available

  • Connector.

    12:15 - Michael Rogers, UF/IFAS/CREC

    Concluding comments

  • Connector.

    12:20 - Lunch (Stay for Surf and Turf!)

    Served in the trade show

6.5 Certified Crop Adviser continuing education units will be available.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 Citrus Expo℠!