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For Immediate Release:
July 31, 2013
Media Contact:
E. Vanessa Campoverde

Miami-Dade County Cooperative Extension will host a South Florida Ornamental Plant Disease & Management Workshop

(MIAMI, July 31, 2013) - Miami-Dade County’s Cooperative Extension in partnership with the University of Florida’s Tropical Research and Education Center will host a South FL Ornamental Plant Disease Management Workshop. The workshop is aimed at, updating growers and allied partners on the latest and best management practices to tackle this year’s pest diseases and prevent new “winter” season ones.

The workshop will be held on Thursday, August 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the County’s John D. Campbell Agricultural Center Auditorium located at 18710 SW 288 Street, Homestead. Pesticide CEU credits will be offered for this workshop. Lunch is included in the registration fee.

It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, materials in accessible format or other ADA accommodations, please call 305-375-3677 at least five days in advance.

Registration is a must for this workshop at: For additional information or download the registration form, please visit Miami-Dade County’s Cooperative Extension or The Horticulture Blog. Other inquiries may be directed to 305-248-3311 ext. 225, or contact your UF/County Extension Agent.