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For Immediate Release:
April 07, 2014
Media Contact:
Jeff Wasielewski

UF/IFAS Miami-Dade County Extension to host lychee, longan, atemoya, sugar apple and carambola pests workshop

(MIAMI, April 7, 2014) – With over 12,000 acres of tropical fruit in production, tropical fruit is a valuable economic resource for the state of Florida. This workshop will cover the tropical fruit pests associated with Lychee, Longan, Atemoya, Sugar Apple and Carambola Pests Workshop.

Two Pesticide CEUs will be awarded at the completion of the workshop in either “private applicator” or “ag tree crop”.

Registration is $12 online, and $15 at the door. There will be organic coffee and a light breakfast.

Interested workshop participates should register online prior to the event at:

You may also download a registration form at Miami-Dade County’s Cooperative Extension website and check the Calendar of Events or Nursery page at:

Miami-Dade Cooperative Extension
Tropical Fruit Pests Workshop (fourth in the series)
April 16, 2014, 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Miami-Dade, UF/IFAS Agricultural Extension Center
18710 SW 288th Street, Homestead, Florida 33030