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4-28-17

Suwannee Valley Twilight Field Day at Suwannee Valley Ag Extension Center


Columbia County Sheriff’s Office


UF/IFAS Extension will be holding Suwannee Valley Twilight Field Day on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM at Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center, 8202 County Road 417 in Live Oak. Come for an educational experience where you will get a chance to tour their facilities and learn about current greenhouse and field research.


This special program will feature 5 different tour options where you will get a chance to learn and discuss a variety of topics. Tour options will be: A - Agronomic Crops, B - Vegetable Crops, C - Greenhouse / Hydroponics, D - Diversified Fruit Orchard, E - Whole Farm Integrated Pest Management. The event schedule will be: 5:00 - 5:15 PM,  Registration; 5:15 - 5:30 PM  Welcome & Introductions; 5:30 - 6:30 PM  Tour Choice #1; 6:30 - 7:30 PM  Tour Choice #2 and 7:30 PM dinner. Additionally, there will be a new addition of a Youth Tour this year which will include an introduction to Florida 4-H with some activities like taste testing, entomology, and a couple of other surprises. The tour is open to all youth ages 5 to 18. Registration includes meal, refreshments, and other materials.