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AGENDA SET FOR FAIRCHILD INTERNATIONAL MANGO FESTIVAL GROWER'S SUMMIT
























Fairchild International Mango Festival Grower’s Summit – 2014











When: Friday, July 11, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM


Where: Science Village





AGENDA 


Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami FL 33156


Location: Science Village




9:00 a.m. Registration

9:30 a.m. Appropriate technology for modern mango production, Dr. Richard Campbell, FTBG.

10:15 a.m. Commercial Variety Selection for Export Mango Industry, Noris Ledesma, FTBG

11:00 a.m. Food Safety, Good Agricultural and Harvesting Practices for Mango Growers,

Dr. Jonathan Crane, University of Florida



11:45 a.m. Lunch/Wild Mango Tour of Fairchild. Begins in Edible Garden.


1:00 p.m. Tour at the Science Village


1:30 p.m. Mango processing in Colombia, TBD


2:00 p.m. Open Forum-Issues Facing Modern mango Industry.


2:30 p.m. Mango Flavors: Tasting and Discussion.


3:00 p.m. First Look “Mangos of the World Display” and Fruit Market


3:30 p.m. Media Event







6:00 p.m. Mango Festival Kickoff Party/ Fellows Event 





Please note, the Growers Summit is separate from the general festival lectures listed.



Cost to attend the Grower's Summit is $50.



To register for the Summit, contact Lauren Waller at 305.663.8044.








http://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events/?date=2014-07&eventid=961




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