Suncoast Tropical Fruit and Vegetable Club Meetings

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Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the
Nokomis Community Center

234 East Nippino Trail
Nokomis
FL 34275

Enjoy monthly guest lectures on
tropical fruit, vegetables and related topics, a free tasting table,
plant and seed exchange while enjoying the fellowship of new friends with similar interests

Meetings 2017 Speaker Topic
11 January
Dr. Kevan Main
Director and Senior Scientist Program Manager for the Marine and Freshwater Aquaculture Research Directorate of Fisheries and Aquaculture,
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL
Sustainable Approaches to Growing Redfish and Sea Vegetables for Local Communities pdf
8 February Dr. Noris Ledesma
Curator of Tropical Fruit
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Training and Pruning a Mango Orchard to Improve Blooming and Yield in South Florida pdf
4 March
Saturday
Spring Tropical Fruit Tree Sale
at the Nokomis Community Center
Information pdf
From 9:00am to 2:00pm
8 March Marcie Dallmann Forest Gardens in East Kalimantan, Borneo pdf
22 March
Wednesday
Pine Island Farm Tour  Conducted by Dr. Roy Beckford
Lee County Extension Director and Agricultural/Natural Resources Agent University of Florida/IFAS
12 April
Bob Stuhlman Growing and Keeping Citrus Trees Healthy and Productive
10 May Jim Ewing Creating an Edible Forest in a Permaculture Model pdf
14 June Dr. Shinsuke Agehara, Assistant Professor, Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida/IFAS,
Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
Developing Alternative Specialty Crops in Florida: Opportunities and Challenges pdf
including Blackberry, Pomegranate, Artichoke and Hops.
12 JulyJenny and David BurdEverything You Wanted to Know About Mangos...and More pdf
Meeting notes pdf
9 AugustQingren Wang, Ph.D. University of Florida/IFASGrowing Asian Vegetables pdf
13 September - Canceled due to Hurricane Irma -
Dr. Seonghee Lee, Assistant Professor
Strawberry Molecular Genetics and Genomics, Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida/IFAS,
Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
Next Generation Disease Resistance Breeding for Florida Strawberry and Other Fruits and Vegetables pdf
11 October
14 October
Saturday
Fall Tropical Fruit Tree Sale
at the Nokomis Community Center
Information pdf
From 9:00am to 2:00pm

Englewood, Nokomis, North Port, Osprey, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, Venice

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