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Tropical Fruit Production

The Tropical Fruit Program is designed to help commercial tropical fruit growers with all aspects of production. Information and workshops are offered on a variety of topics, from specific crops to planting, fertilizing, pruning, and pest control.

Tropical Fruit Production Updates/News

Information for Commercial Growers

Information on:

  • Food Safety. Keep all your records of everything. If you don't write it down, it never happened in the eyes of the inspectors. The Food Safety law doesn't go into effect for a bit, but packing houses are already requiring much of what the new laws will ask for.
  • Permitting wells. This is now required for new land owners, but there are some exceptions.

 

Contact the Agent

Tropical Fruit Extension Agent

Jeff Wasielewski, M.S.
Extension Agent I
Tropical Fruit
jwasielewski@ufl.edu

Office Address
18710 SW 288 St.
Homestead, FL 33030
Phone: (305) 248-3311 x227
Fax:  (305) 246-2932

Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00AM – 5:00PM

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