Thanks for attending the 133rd (Virtual) Annual Meeting of the Florida State Horticultural Society on Monday and Tuesday, October 19-20! We’ll update the Conference Archives page with information about the program, highlights and other resources that might be useful to you in the coming year.
Reminder for Paper Submissions
The paper submission deadline is Saturday, October 31, 2020! Authors should be in contact with their sectional VPs to faciliate submissions. Other author resources that may be helpful may be found on our Instructions – Full Papers page.
We hope you enjoyed our first virtual conference. Check back here for updated news, information and announcements related to conference follow-ups that might interest you.
Also, please take a look at the 2019 Annual Business Meeting Minutes in the Conference Downloads section below.
Inservice Training Opportunity and Agenda
This IST addresses the Extension Roadmap High-Priority Initiative #1: Increasing the sustainability, profitability, and competitiveness of agricultural and horticultural enterprises. Most extension personnel and specialty crops producers have only a rudimentary understanding of emerging technologies. Training on this topic will enable IFAS Extension personnel to better understand emerging technologies for agricultural applications and promote adoption of these of state-of-the-art technologies and techniques. It will also enable them to improve profitability and environmental sustainability of Florida’s fruit and vegetable industry.
Intended Audience: UF-IFAS extension agents and specialists and commercial agriculture managers.
Instructor(s): Ioannis Ampatizidis, Sanjay Shukla, Gene McAvoy
Assistance with Posters and Presentations
And here is some excellent information from our Vegetable Section Vice President on preparing presentations and papers for the conference:
Meeting Registration Fees
Registrations are done through the American Society for Horticultural Science
website. Please scroll down on the linked page below and click on the green box marked “Continue as Guest”.
- Professional Registration — $150
- Student Registration — $90
- On or before September 4 = Full refund less a $20 processing fee
- September 5 through September 18 = 75% refund less a $20 processing fee
- September 19 through October 9 = 50% refund less a $20 processing fee
- On or After October 10 = No refund
How to Sponsor the FSHS Sponsor our organization and network with other horticultural professionals in Florida! The FSHS welcomes sponsors for it’s annual meeting. If you’re interested in being an FSHS sponsor, please contact Dr. Gene McAvoy at [email protected] for an explanatory letter. See more info on our Sponsors Page.