The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and The Water Education Alliance for Horticulture will host a program April 29 in Tampa, Fla., on onsite recycling and irrigation water treatment.
The free program will highlight:
– Using recaptured water, surface ponds and reclaimed water sources;
–Managing diseases, algae and salt problems in irrigation water;
–Water treatment, plant pathology and irrigation;
–New information from industry, grower and university experts;
–Funding opportunities for water conservation improvements; and
–Specialized topics for nursery/greenhouse growers
The workshop will take place from 12-4 p.m. at the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center. Participants are also welcome to tour Riverview Flower Farm earlier in the day. The tour of Riverview will highlight new research and practical aspects of water conservation.
To register for the tour and workshop, click here. The late-registration fee is $15 per person.