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Disease Management

Chris Hayes
Bioworks, Lakeland, FL

Carrie Harmon, Ph.D.
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL


Overview: The doctors are in the house and ready to provide an in-depth, evidence-based education and training session. Attendees will leave with key strategies for managing diseases with the use of right combination of biological and chemical controls in Florida’s landscape. This program will provide a great mix between visual and some hands-on demonstration. Undetected plant diseases in the landscape can have serious economic impact on your business. This session will help you stay up-to-date on the changing status of important plant diseases. Learn fast and simple ways to improve methods of disease detection and proper diagnosis.

Speaker Bio: Carrie Harmon, Ph.D, joined the faculty of the UF Department of Plant Pathology in 2003, with responsibilities in extension focused on plant disease detection and diagnosis. Her research program focuses on diagnostic method improvement and validation, and extension program is built around plant disease diagnosis and training in the Plant Diagnostic Center. She serves a wide variety of extension clientele in Florida, the US, and abroad, directing plant problem diagnosis and training diagnosticians and plant professionals.

CEUs:  This session is eligible for 1 FDACS Pesticide Applicator License CEU and/or 1.5 FNGLA Certified Professional CEUs.

When: 1:30 - 3 p.m. Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Cost: Pre-Registration: $50 | On Site: $75