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Organizing Faculty

Dr. Esteban Rios
Assistant Professor
Forage Breeding and Genetics
University of Florida/IFAS
Agronomy Department
PO Box 110500
Gainesville, FL 32608
Office: 352-294-3795
Email: estebanrios@ufl.edu

Dr. Kevin Kenworthy
Professor
Agronomy Department
University of Florida/IFAS
PO Box 110965
Gainesville, FL 32611
Office: 352-392-6189
Cell: 352-262-8719
Email: kenworth@ufl.edu

Dr. Kenneth H. Quesenberry
Professor Emeritus
Forage & Turf Breeding
Agronomy Department
University of Florida/IFAS
PO Box 110500
Gainesville, FL 32611-0500
Office 352-392-1811
Cell 352-682-9231
Email: clover@ufl.edu


Coordinating Staff

Ms. Kimberly Brand
Conference Registrar
University of Florida/IFAS
Office of Conferences & Institutes PO Box 110750
Gainesville, FL 32611
Office: 352-294-3576
Email: kimmer72@ufl.edu 

Ms. Beline Lafayette
Conference Assistant
University of Florida/IFAS
Office of Conferences & Institutes
PO Box 110750
Gainesville, FL 32611
Office: 352-294-3585
Email: bcherichel@ufl.edu

Ms. Beth Miller-Tipton
Director
University of Florida/IFAS
Office of Conferences & Institutes
PO Box 110750
Gainesville, FL 32611
Office: 352-294-3581
Email: bmt@ufl.edu




The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life.

UF/IFAS OCI

OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life.

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