2018 Florida Citrus Growers' Institute

2018 Florida Citrus Growers' Institute


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Program Agenda

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

8:00 AM - Registration

8:30 AM - Welcome and Introductions
Ms. Laurie Hurner, CES, Sebring, FL

8:45 AM - Review of CRDF Programs-
Dr. Catherine Hatcher, CRDF - [PDF Presentation]

2018 Sponsors

Citrus Pathology
Moderator: Mr. Chris Oswalt, CES, Bartow, FL

9:05 AM - Citrus Compliance Agreements - Ms Callie Walker, FDACS/DPI
[PDF Presentation]

9:15 AM - Citrus Canker Control & Citrus Black Spot Update - Dr. Megan Dewdney, UF/ IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

9:45 AM - Update on Bactericide Effectiveness in the Battle Against HLB - Dr. Robert Shatters, USDA/ARS
[PDF Presentation]

10:15 AM - Break

Horticultural Management and Economics

Moderators: Dr. Steve Futch, CES UF/IFAS CREC

Citrus Tree Health
Moderators: Dr. Steve Futch,
CES UF/IFAS CREC Dr. Mongi Zekri, CES, LaBelle, FL

10:30 AM - Net Present Value of New Citrus Plantings - Dr. Ariel Singerman, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

11:00 AM - Alternatives to Rootstock Propagation by Seed - What can we Expect? - Dr. Ute Albrecht, UF/IFAS SWFREC [PDF Presentation]

11:30 AM - Citrus Under Protective Screen Update with Post Hurricane Observations - Dr. Arnold Schumann, UF/IFAS CREC [PDF Presentation]

12:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM - Effective Citrus Weed Management - Challenges and Opportunities - Dr. Ramdas Kanissery, UF/IFAS SWFREC [PDF Presentation]

Psyllid Management
Moderator: Dr. Mongi Zekri, CES, LaBelle, FL

1:30 PM - Insecticide Mode of Action Rotation for Psyllid Control in Florida - Dr. Lukasz Stelinski , UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

2:00 PM - Imidacloprid Alternatives for Growing Young Citrus Trees - Dr. Phil Stansly, UF/IFAS SWFREC
[PDF Presentation]

2:30 PM - Tamarixia Release Results - Dr. Robin Stuart, FDACS/DPI [PDF Presentation]

3:00 PM - Adjourn

CES: County Extension Service
CRDF: Citrus Research and Development Foundation
CREC: Citrus Research & Education Center, Lake Alfred, FL
FDACS/DPI: Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services/
Division of Plant Industry,
Gainesville, FL
SWFREC: Southwest Florida Research & Education Center, Immokalee, FL
UF/IFAS: University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
USDA/ARS: United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research
Service, Ft. Pierce, FL

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution.