Feb. 4 A certified pile burners course will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Southwest Florida Research and Education Center in Immokalee, hosted by the Florida Division of Forestry and University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service. For information and registration, go online to http://www.imok.ufl .edu/. Annual Citrus Production School will be held Feb. 4, 11 and 18 at the Family Service Center, 310 W. Whidden St., Arcadia.
Each session will begin at 7 p.m. and conclude at or before 9. Continuing Education Units will be offered in both private and ag tree crop categories. Registration fee is $20 per person and requested in advance of the program. Call (863) 682-1111. Feb. 8-13 The 67th Society For Range Management Annual International Meeting will be held in Orlando. For details, go online to http ://rangelands.org/orlando2014/. March 3-7 The 25th annual Florida Postharvest Horticulture Tour will be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville. The tour brings participants up-close and personal to learn how fresh subtropical, tropical and temperate fruits, vegetables and ornamental crops are handled. It is designed for produce industry professionals, educators, researchers and students in field and packinghouse management, transportation, wholesale and retail sales and import/export. The group will visit large and small-scale operations, compare cooling technologies, visit a fresh-cut processor and a major supermarket distribution center. To register go to http://postharvest 2014.eventbrite.com/.