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For Immediate Release:
January 24, 2014
Media Contact:
Jeff Wasielewski

305-248-3311

UF/IFAS Miami-Dade County Extension to host Mango Pests Workshop


(MIAMI, January 24, 2014) – With over 600 acres in production and many more being planted, mangos are fast becoming an important crop to South Florida.  There are many pests which affect the mango and this workshop will familiarize you with all of those insects, as well as provide ideas for treatment of these pests.

Two CEUs will be awarded for this workshop in either private applicator, ag row crop or ag tree crop.

The workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the John D. Campbell Agricultural Center Auditorium (Extension Office) located at 18710 SW 288 Street, Homestead, Florida  33030. The workshop is $12 if you pre-register and $15 at the door.

Participants interested in attending this workshop should register online prior to the event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mango-pests-workshop-tickets-9955999663 or download a registration form at Miami-Dade County’s Cooperative Extension website and check the Calendar of Events or Nursery page at: http://miami-dade.ifas.ufl.edu/ . You may also call the Extension Office at 305 248-3311 Ext. 227 for additional information.

Who:
Miami-Dade County Cooperative Extension
What:
Mango Pests Workshop
When:
February 11, 2014, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Where:
John D. Campbell Agricultural Center Auditorium (Extension Office)
18710 SW 288th Street, Homestead, Florida 33030