Jul 30, 2021Florida Tomato Conference scheduled for Sept. 8
University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Florida Tomato Committee will present the 2021 Florida Tomato Conference on Sept. 8.
It will be held at the LaBelle Civic Center, 481 W Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida, 33935.
Registration is free for employees of Florida tomato growers/packers, sponsors, presenters and university affiliates. Other attendees are $50. Participants must select the sessions they will attend. Registration closes on Aug. 25.
CCA and CEU credits can be obtained for select portions of the Florida Tomato Institute. Have your license numbers with you for the conference. Attendance and a few evaluation questions will be required. Paper and electronic options will be available.
T-GAP/T-BMP Certificate Participants must be present and complete pre- and post-tests in order to receive a certificate of participation.
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration Desk Open
9 a.m-12 p.m.: The Florida Tomato Institute: Industry & Research Updates
12 p.m.-1 p.m.: New product presentations by various sponsors
1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Ribeye steak lunch served by the Hendry County Cattlemen’s Association
2 p.m.-5 p.m.: Food Safety Workshop
For more information, contact: Craig Frey Hendry, County Extension Director, Multi-County Commercial Vegetable Extension Agent ,University of Florida/IFAS Extension.