Freeze Protection Workshop for New Tropical Fruit Growers

Tuesday, December 4, 2015;

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County Auditorium

18710 SW 288 Street, Homestead

Cost: $12.00 early bird, $15.00 at the door (checks only at the door)

A freeze can devastate your tropical fruit grove.

Learn techniques to save your valuable trees from cold weather and freezes.

Registration: www.eventbrite.com/e/freeze-

protection-workshop-tickets-53011321289

9:30 to 9:45 AM - Check-in and breakfast

9:45 to 10:20 AM - Welcome and introduction, Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Crops Extension Agent, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade County

Freeze protection of tropical fruit crops in Florida with Jeff Wasielewski

10:20 to 11:00 AM - How to prepare for a freeze and factors to consider on whether to turn on your cold protection system, Dr. Jonathan Crane, Tropical Fruit Specialist, Tropical Research and Education Center, UF/IFAS

Questions, please contact: Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Extension Agent, sflhort@ufl.edu or 305-248-3311, ext.227.