Sweet Corn Field Day Friday May 8 Belle Glade, FL

Gary Cooper Corn, Florida, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

SWEET CORN FIELD DAY
If you are a sweet corn grower or processor or if you are interested in the sweet corn market this will be a good chance for you to catch up on the latest research; learn the latest on:
• New Sweet Corn Varieties
• Insect control trials; what’s working and what’s new
• Sweet corn disease management
The group will meet at the UF/IFAS EREC Conference Center parking lot in Belle Glade at 2:00 pm Friday May 8 and travel to sweet corn research plots on the EREC station.
Hosted By:
Les Baucum, Regional Sugarcane Extension Agent, Hendry County
Ron Rice, Sugarcane Extension Agent, Palm Beach County
Gregg Nuessly, UF/IFAS, EREC, Entomologist
Rick Raid, UF/IFAS, EREC; Plant Pathologist
Gene McAvoy
County Extension Director
Regional Vegetable Agent IV
UF/IFAS Hendry County Extension
PO Box 68
LaBelle, Florida 33935
863-674-4092 office
863-673-5939 cell
159*11449*2 Nextel DC
gmcavoy@ifas.ufl.edu