Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
GCREC is in the process of filling three new faculty positions. The available positions are for assistant professors specializing in plant pathology (vegetables), landscape nutrient/runoff management and horticulture. The screening process for the plant pathology position has been completed and three candidates will be interviewed in the near future. For details regarding other employment opportunities at GCREC, visit http://gcrec.ifas.ufl.edu.
Everglades Research and Education Center
Russell Nagata, associate professor at the EREC, is the featured speaker at the First Friday Seminar on Feb. 3. His presentation is titled, “Turfgrass: Historical and Current Contributions to the American Dream.” Seminars begin at 10:45 a.m., and the public is invited to attend. http://gcrec.ifas.ufl.edu
North Florida Research and Education Center-Quincy
Visit the NFREC-Quincy’s Web site for information on tomato health. Topics covered include tomato spotted wilt management, bacterial spot, bacterial wilt and more. To access these free publications, visit http://nfrec.ifas.ufl.edu/tomatohealth.htm.
North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley
A four-part marketing workshop for producers will be conducted at the NFREC-SV on Feb. 1, 3, 8 and 10 from 8:30 a.m. to noon each session. The workshop instructors will be Al Wysocki and Linda Landrum of UF/IFAS. Producers will learn how to develop and carry out a marketing plan for their farm. The sessions will include actual experiences with sales contacts. For more information, contact Linda Landrum at (386) 362-1725.