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Lee County Extension offers half-day seminar on fertilizer research, water quality

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Seminar title:
"UF/IFAS Fertilizer Research Update and Water Quality for Policy Makers"

When: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 1 pm-3:40 pm
Where: Lee County Extension, 3406 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers
Host: Stephen Brown, County Extension Director and Horticulture Program Leader
Registration: Contact Stephen Brown
Registration deadline is Aug. 20


1:00 — Welcome
1:10 — Introduction and Overview

Research Updates
1:30 — Results of the FDEP Funded Research
on Nitrate Leaching from Turfgrass
2:00 — Nutrient Leaching in Turf: Results from
Multi-Year Studies
2:30 — Break
2:40 — Water Quality Conditions & Policy
Solutions for SW Florida
3:10 — Panel Discussion
  Stephen Brown
Don Rainey, UF/IFAS
GI-BMP Program Coordinator

Dr. Laurie Trenholm,
UF Environmental Hort. Dept.
Dr. John Cisar,
UF Environmental Hort. Dept.

Rae Ann Wessel, Sanibel
Captiva Conservation Foundation

Stephen Brown's web page
Solutions For Your Life

Additional Contact Information

Stephen Brown

Director,, Lee County Extension

(239) 533-7513