The 2013 Southeastern Citrus Expo, sponsored by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, will be held November 15 to 16 in Clanton. Pre-conference tours will be conducted at several Central Alabama farms on Friday, Nov. 15.
Friday evening after the tours there will be a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p. m. at Peach Park in Clanton. Pre-register for this meal by Nov. 1 at www.petalsfromthepast.com
On Saturday, Nov. 16, the Citrus Expo will feature educational presentations, trade show and fruit contests at the Jefferson State Community College auditorium in Clanton. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m, and the program begins at 9:00 a.m. There are two options available for Saturday session.
Option 1: Attend the meeting and have lunch on your own is $10 per person. Both pre-registration and onsite registration available.
Option 2: Attend the meeting and have a box lunch and drink provided. The cost for this option is $20. Pre-registration is required and can be completed at www.petalsfromthepast.com. The deadline for pre-registration is Nov. 1.
Attendees will get updates on the citrus quarantine, citrus greening and Asian citrus psyllid as well as hear a grower panel discussion.
Petals from the Past Nursery will host a post-conference tour and fruit tasting with a variety of citrus and other fruits.
For more information on the Southeastern Citrus Expo, contact Gary Gray, regional Extension agent at firstname.lastname@example.org or (334) 539-2128 or Petals from the Past at email@example.com or (205) 646-0069, or
Also visit the Expo facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/SoutheasternCitrusExpo for more information.
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