Fairchild International Mango Festival Grower’s Summit – 2014
When: Friday, July 11, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Where: Science Village
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.