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Tomato School to be held in Walton County

Tomato School to be held in Walton County

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Last year a Tomato School workshop was conducted at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center in Jay, FL. The workshop was aimed to help people interested in small farm production of tomatoes. This year it will come to the UF/IFAS Extension office in Defuniak Springs for two class sessions in October.

The course will take a look at every aspect of small farm tomato production from transplant to harvest. Other topics to be discussed are:

      • Variety Selection

      • Integrated Pest Management

      • Disease and control

      • Post-Harvesting

      • Marketing

Participants will also have the opportunity to attend a FREE, hands-on field day at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center in Jay, FL on October 26th.

Dates: October 12th & 19th

Time: 6-8pm

Cost $ 40

Location: UF/IFAS Extension Walton Co., 732 N. 9th Street, Defuniak Springs, FL 32433

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For more information contact Blake Thaxton: bthaxton@ufl.edu or (850)623-3868.

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Author: Blake Thaxton – bthaxton@ufl.edu

Santa Rosa County Extension Agent I, Commercial Horticulture

Blake Thaxton

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