The Greenfield Notebook

UF Miami-Dade County Extension serving Ornamental Production Industry

Webinar on irrigation January 2, 2014

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Webinar on irrigation


Consumptive Use Permitting (CUP) Consistency Workshop August 14, 2013

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is leading a statewide effort to improve consistency in the Consumptive/Water Use Permitting Programs implemented by the Water Management Districts.

The DEP and the Water Management Districts have been reviewing the comments on the draft rules that were received in June 2013. They are making changes where appropriate and the Water Management Districts will be posting, on their websites, revised rules on or about August 1, 2013. For this reason public workshops will be given at several locations. In South Florida the upcoming workshop is in the office of the University of Florida/IFAS Cooperative Service Auditorium.

WHEN:      August 19, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:    University of Florida Extension office. (Agricultural Center)

18710 SW 288 Street. Homestead, FL 33030

COST:       Free


  1. Presentation Of Consumptive Use Permitting (CUP) Consistency
  2. Overview
  3. Summary of public comments (Your comments)
  4. Update since May workshops

The completion of the CUPcon rulemaking will be done by the Water Management Districts and is expected to be completed during Fall 2013.

More information about this and other workshop locations please click here:

Consumptive Use Permitting Consistency comments:

If you can’t make it but still wish to comment; please write your comments to be submitted to by September 6, 2013. Please note that emails sent to this address are received by the Department and automatically forwarded to the five Water Management Districts.


Your University of Florida Extension agent in Miami-Dade County!

Vanessa Campoverde


Free Strategic Business Management for growers in Homestead July 31, 2012

Winfield Solutions is sponsoring the following business seminar. Two keynote speakers and a free lunch for the attendants

We know economic challenges strain your business. Sometimes deciding where to make sacrifices in your budget can be complex, risky and the desired results not immediately realized. We hope you can join us for a seminar discussing managing risk and making the most of marketing opportunities in our industry today.

Pesticide CEU’s will be provided, if you need more details about the categories just contact me:
Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Charlie Hall, Texas A&M
  • Dr. Alan Hodges, University of Florida
  • Dr. Lance Osborne, University of Florida, Mid-Florida Research and Education Center

What:             Strategic Business Management Forum featuring Pest Update

Where:            John Campbell Ag Center 18710 SW 288th St. Homestead, FL 33030

When:              August 2 8:30- 12:30 P.M.

Who:               Business owners, growers, spray applicators, sales people

RSVP to:

Rick Romero: 305-970-1280 or

Tyler Chandler: 305-970-1279