Ag Calendar of Events
Friday and Saturday The Hardee County Cattlemen's Association Ranch Rodeo will be held in Wauchula. For details, call (407) 846-6221. July 27The Okeechobee County Cattlemen's Ranch Rodeo will be held in Okeechobee. For information, call (407) 846-6221. Aug. 2-3 The DeSoto County Ranch Rodeo will be held in Arcadia. For details, call (407) 846-6221. Aug. 2-4 The Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference will be held in Kissimmee. For information, go online to http ://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/small farms/index.html. AUG. 9-11 The Wedgworth Leadership Institute's Annual Meeting will be held in Orlando. For details, visit www.wlianr.com. Aug. 14-15 The annual Citrus Expo will be held at the Lee County Civic Center in North Fort Myers. The program and registration are available at www.citrusexpo.net/. Aug. 16 Brahman Genetics for Florida Commercial Beef Production will be held 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agri-Civic Center, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring. To register, go online to http ://brahman.eventbrite.com. For information, call Ashley Fluke at (321) 697-3000. Aug. 21 A three-hour pesticide license review and testing class will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hardee County Extension Service Office, 507 Civic Center Drive, Wauchula. The class will review the materials contained in the test to obtain a private applicator pesticide license. Three CEUs (two core and one private) will be offered to individuals who have a current pesticide license and will be renewing using CEUs. Registration is $38, which includes study manuals and refreshments. To attend the class for only CEUs, the cost is $5. To attend, call (863) 773-2164. Aug. 22 The Winter Supplementation Seminar will be held at the Myakka City Community Center, 10060 Wauchula Road, Myakka City, sponsored by the South Florida Beef Forage Program, the University of Florida and the IFAS Extension. Registration is $5. For information, call (863) 763-6469.