Published on 10/15/09

Georgia/Florida green industry updates

University of Georgia

On Nov. 17, Georgia green industry professionals can learn the latest on their industry via a video conference workshop at five locations across the state.

Hosted by the University of Georgia and University of Florida, Georgians can meet in Savannah, Valdosta, Perry, Albany or Columbus to participate.

The workshops will provide the latest information on new production and cultural practices, new plants, new pests and new products. Pesticide recertification credits and continuing education units will be available for participants from Georgia, Florida and South Carolina. Local Cooperative Extension agents will provide hands-on sessions in the afternoon.

Registration is $30 per person, with a discounted rate of $15 for students. Early registration is encouraged. For detailed information and registration, visit or call (229) 386-3416.

Stephanie Schupska is the communications coordinator with the University of Georgia Honors College.