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Title: Highlands citrus talk
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Creator: Highlands County Extension, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
Publisher: Highlands County Extension, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
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Publication Date: December 2009
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UF UNIVERSITY of
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4509 George Boulevard, Sebring, Florida 33875 (863) 402-6540

The Highlands County Citrus Extension Newsletter

Highlands Citrus E-Talk

Volume 2 Number 13 December 2009

The main emphasis of this newsletter is to alert you to some programs that are in
progress and upcoming so you can Mark your calendar.

January Programs

January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m. Noon
Highlands County 0 J Break
Holiday Inn Express Lake Placid
Topics: Update on Management of the Asian Citrus Psyllid
Speakers: Dr Michael Rogers and Dr. Bob Rouse, CREC Lake Alfred

January 20, 2010, 8:00- 10:00 a.m.
Highlands Citrus Grower Forum
Holiday Inn Express Lake Placid
Discussion will include use of nutritional in managing greening trees

Please note that both of these events are scheduled to be held at the
Lake Placid Holiday Inn Express
608 South Lakeview Road, Lake Placid
(south of the Railroad Underpass on the east side of Highway 27)
North of the town of Lake Placid

The Bert Harris, Jr. Ag Center is under renovation and we are unable to hold meetings
here this spring.

1. January 27 28, 2010
Florida Citrus Show
Havert L. Finn Center, Ft. Pierce, Florida
For more information on the program and to register online at go to
www.CitrusShow.com.










Other UDcomina Proarams


Florida Citrus Grower Institute-

This year's institute will be at the new auditorium at
South Florida Community College in Avon Park.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
This will be an all day program on numerous timely topics related to psyllid and
greening management, new varieties and rootstocks, new planting systems, etc.
Mark your calendar.


Flower Bud Induction
Dr. Albrigo's Flower Bud Induction Program is back up and going for this season. This is
a good tool for growers to use to predict flowering in citrus. Flowering coincides with the
first growth flush for the season hence it is a great aid in predicting the new growth flush
and timing sprays for Asian Citrus Psyllids.

You can access the Flower Bud Induction Advisory at:
http://www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/extension/flowerbud. Four advisories have been issued this
season. You should read the first advisory issued 11/24/09 when you first go on line then
read the most current update.

2010 Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide

The new Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide is now available online at:
http://www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/extension/pest/index.htm. You can download sections as a
pdf file. The printed version is not available yet.



Brazil Trip 2010
Plans are being made make a trip to Brazil to tour their citrus industry in early May or mid
July. The trip will be approximately 7 days. The costs are approximately $3,500 per
person depending on how many join the group. The exact itinerary will depend on the
group that goes and what they want to see.

If you are interested, contact Dr. Steve Futch at (863) 956-1151 or shf@ufl.edu

Internet Course Offering Agriculture and Environmental Quality

Spring semester 2010, beginning Thursday, January 7,
and will continue each Thursday at 10:40 11:30 a.m. through mid-April.
The course format will be primarily Internet chat sessions, taught by Dr. He, an associate
professor of Soil Fertility and Environmental Chemistry at the UF/IFAS Indian River
Research and Education Center. Topics will include:
concepts relating to agriculture, the environment and its quality, and the
relationships among the three as they relate to sustainable agriculture.
wetlands and soil components, their properties and functions such as filtration,
waste disposal, and contamination screening.
Students will learn:
how to identify sources of pollution,
how to manage nutrients so that they will not transform into contamination,









how to process waste, land management techniques, integrated pest
management
the particulars of the Food Quality Act and wetland protection legislation.

The course is designed for growers and others interested in protection of the
environment with best management practices for agriculture. To enroll in Agriculture and
Environmental Quality please call Jackie White at (772) 468-3922, Ext. 148, or by e-mail
at: ikwhiteaufl.edu. For specific information about the course please contact Dr. He at
(772) 468-3922, Ext. 109, or by e-mail at: zhe@ufl.edu.



Wishing you a very


Merry Christmas!


and a


Happy New Year!

Tim Hurner,
Multi-County Citrus Extension Agent
Interim CED
Highlands County








4509 George Boulevard Sebring, FL 33870-5867
Tele: (863) 402-6540 Fax (863) 402-6544
Email: plowboyvufl.edu *Web Site: http://highlands.ifas.ufl.edu







Highlands County Extension is a cooperating service of the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and the
University of Florida. The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Employment Opportunity -
Affirmative Action Employer authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals
and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, disability, sex,
sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U. S. Department of Agriculture,
Cooperative Extension Services, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A. & M. University Cooperative Extension Programs,
and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.






















































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