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Panhandle Satsuma Workshop – February 27

Satsuma blossom

A satsuma orange grove near Marianna, FL. UF/IFAS photo: Thomas Wright

Panhandle Satsuma Workshop

Cherokee Satsumas’ Packing House

Tuesday, February 27

1525 Fairview Rd, Marianna, FL

SCHEDULE (Central Time)

  • 7:30  Registration & Meet with Vendors
  • 8:00  Update on the North Florida Citrus Industry – Matt Lollar, UF/IFAS Jackson County
  • 8:20  Mite Control in Citrus – Philip Stansly, UF/IFAS Entomologist
  • 8:50  Monitoring Psyllid Populations – Xavier Martini, UF/IFAS Entomologist
  • 9:20  Break & Meet with Vendors
  • 9:50  Cold Hardy Citrus Varieties – Pete Andersen, UF/IFAS Tree Fruit Specialist
  • 10:20  Citrus Fertilizer Recommendations – Tripti Vashisth, UF/IFAS Citrus Specialist
  • 11:10  Grower Panel Discussion
  • 11:40  Meet with Vendors
  • 12:00  Lunch
  • 12:40  Closing Remarks
  • 1:00  Adjourn
The 2018 Panhandle Satsuma Workshop will provide the latest research information for commercial growers of satsumas and other cold hardy citrus. This is a free, sponsored event but we do ask that you RSVP by phone 850-482-9620, or via email s.farr@ufl.edu.

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Author: Matt Lollar - mlollar@ufl.edu

Matt Lollar is the Jackson County Horticulture Agent. He has 5 years of experience with University of Florida/IFAS Extension and he began his career in Sanford, FL as the Seminole County Horticulture Agent. Matt is originally from Belle Fontaine, AL. He earned his MS and BS degrees in Horticulture Production from Auburn University.

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