Ag Calendar of Events
Today and Thursday 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/. FridayBrahman 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. Friday and saturday South Florida Bee College will be held at the UF Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, 3205 College Ave., Davie. For details, go online to http://flrec .ifas.ufl.edu/index.shtml. 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 that have a current pesticide license and will be renewing using CEUs. Registration is $38, which includes study manuals and refreshments. The cost is $5 to attend the class for only CEUs. 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. Aug. 26-30 The 2013 Extension Professional Associates of Florida Conference will be held at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach. For more information, go online to http://epaf.ifas.ufl.edu/future -meeting-dates.shtml. Aug. 30 A Florida Beef Council meeting will be held in Kissimmee. For details, call (407) 846-6221. Sept. 7 The Brahman catalyst sale will be held at Moreno Farms in Venus. For information, call (407) 846-6221. Sept. 11 The Florida Citrus Commission will meet at 9 a.m. at the Florida Department of Citrus, 605 E. Main St., Bartow. Call (863) 537-3999. Sept. 11-13 The 39th Annual Agriculture Labor Seminar will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Seaworld, Orlando. For information, call (321) 214-5233 or (321) 214-5216. Sept. 12-13 The Florida Cattleman's Association's fall quarterly meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 13305 Tampa Oaks Blvd., Temple Terrace. For more information, go online to www.floridacattlemen.org/events.html. The UF/IFAS Grazing Management School will be held in Arcadia. For details, call (407) 846-6221. Sept. 17-20 The 53rd Annual International Citrus and Beverage Conference will be held at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach. For information and registration, go online to http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/citrus/index.html.