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Join the Florida State Horticultural Society for the 132nd Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida!
January 15, 2020
Sarasota, Fla–The Florida State Horticultural Society will hold its 133rd annual meeting on June 7 through June 10, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota located at 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, Florida. This is a great conference to attend to discover new business, scientific and career opportunities in horticulture.
With over 100 technical presentations and special sessions with invited speakers, there will also be a welcome reception, extension luncheon, horticultural crops breakfast, and more to network with friends and colleagues. Both members and nonmembers of FSHS may attend. Industry members, growers and students are especially welcome. Scholarships for students to attend are also available. The Annual Meeting features seminars in applied research on citrus, horticultural and agronomic crops and products. New developments and practices by growers, processors, allied industries and others in Florida will be highlighted. Programs from the sections will include presentations about:
Citrus Section: Recommendations to combat citrus HLB and other diseases; new varieties; improved cultural practices and technologies to manage insects, plant fertility, plant phenology and psyllid management; and more;
Handling and Processing Section: Packaging, storage, quality and sensory evaluations, evaluation of new cultivars, treatments to extend fresh produce shelf life, new processing techniques, new technologies, and more;
Garden and Landscape Section: Home horticultural practices, development and use of best management practices, characteristics of different plants, landscapes, pests and more;
Krome Section: Vanilla, grapes, stone fruits, mangoes, papayas, soil amendments, and more;
Vegetable Section: Smart sprayers, new varieties, and other improved cultural practices and technologies to manage insects, diseases, plant fertility, rhizotron systems, and more;
Agroecology and Natural Resources Section: Environmental education, farm to school programs, invasive species, water quality, extension outreach, and more.
Information about the Florida State Horticultural Society, including meeting details, on-line registration and FSHS membership dues payment, is at https://fshs.org/meetings. If you need special assistance for the conference, please contact Cami McAvoy at [email protected] or (352) 262-2031. Please note the Early Registration Deadline for the Conference is April 15, 2019.
Please visit website to get more details on events and times. We look forward to seeing you there!
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