Print this Post

Tri-State Cucurbit Workshop – January 25

A watermelon sits among leaves in a watermelon field. Photo taken on 05-10-17.

A watermelon sits among leaves in a watermelon field. Photo Credit: University of Florida/IFAS.

Tri-State Cucurbit Workshop, January 25th

Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center

2741 Penn Ave, Marianna, FL


SCHEDULE (Central Time)

  • 7:30  Registration & Meet with Vendors
  • 8:00  Pesticide Safety & Handling – Matt Lollar, UF/IFAS Jackson County
  • 8:50  Cucurbit Disease Control – Mathews Paret, UF/IFAS Plant Pathologist
  • 9:40  Break & Meet with Vendors
  • 10:10  Cucurbit Trials – Josh Freeman, UF/IFAS Vegetable Specialist
  • 11:00  Weed Control in Cucurbit Crops – Peter Dittmar, UF/IFAS Weed Specialist
  • 11:50  Meet with Vendors
  • 12:10  Lunch
  • 12:40  Closing Remarks
  • 1:00  Adjourn
The 2018 Tri-State Cucurbit Workshop will provide the latest research information for commercial growers of watermelons, cantaloupe, squash, and cucumbers.  There is no cost for this sponsored event, but we ask that you please RSVP with Jackson County Extension at 850-482-9620 or by email s.farr@ufl.edu.


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.

Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/12/15/tri-state-cucurbit-workshop-january-25/