Santa Rosa County Extension will hold the annual Santa Rosa row crop production meeting on Thu., Jan. 27. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. at the Linda Carden (Jay) Community Center, 5259 Booker Lane in Jay. A meal will be provided to attendees who RSVP. To RSVP contact: Bethany Caraway at (850) 857-2313 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Speakers and topics include:- Dr. Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia Plant Pathologist, Identification and control of cotton and peanut diseases- Dr. Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia Entomologist, Identification and control of cotton pests- Dr. Barry Tillman, University of Florida Plant Breeder, Peanut varieties best suited to growing in the Florida panhandle - Disease and pest resistance.- Dr. Silvana Moraes, University of Florida Entomologist, The snails that invade - identification and controlling, and the new University of Florida Cotton App - How to find your pest and what best management practices for control- Dr. Steve Brown, Auburn Agronomist, Cotton production for 2022; how to manage with reduced costs- Dr. Wendiam Sawadgo, Auburn Ag Economist, 2022 economic outlook- Trent Mathews, USDA NRCS, Cost share for on-farm best management practices- Stephen Greer, University of Florida Extension Santa Rosa County, University of Florida farmer & rancher farm stress CEUs Available: Two aerial, two ag row crop, two demonstration and research, and two private applicator.
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