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      Hands-on Tropical Fruit Propagation Workshop 2019 in Homestead

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      June 28, 2019

      Friday   9:00 AM

      18710 Southwest 288th Street
      Homestead, Florida

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      Hands-on Tropical Fruit Propagation Workshop 2019

      Hands-on Tropical Fruit Propagation Workshop   All tools and material will be provided. Students will take home two newly grafted trees, potted seeds and cuttings. Students will perform propagation by air-layering, grafting, seed and cuttings. Lunch will be provided.  Registration is $45 online, and this class is limited to the first 20 students. There are no refunds, as space is limited. Schedule 9:00 AM to 9:15 AM     Check-in and coffee   9:15AM to 12:15 PM    Propagating tropical fruit by seeds, cuttings and air-layers.This will take place in the class room and in the field. Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Crops Extension Agent, Miami-Dade County and UF/IFAS   12:15 PM to 12:45 PM   Lunch   12:45 PM to 3:00 PM   Grafting Tropical Fruit, Lecture and Hands-on Dr. Noris Ledesma, Curator of Tropical Fruit, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden       For questions or concerns, please contact: Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Agent or 305-248-3311, ext.227.                       The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Employment Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function without regard to race, color, sex, age, handicap or national origin. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, IFAS, FLORIDA A. & M. UNIVERSITY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION PROGRAM AND BOARDS OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COOPERATING For sign language interpreters or materials in accessible format or other ADA Accommodations please call Andres Varela at (305)248-3311 x 240 at least five days in advance.      

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