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Eugene McAvoy

Conference Chair

Gene McAvoy

Regional Vegetable Extension Agent IV
UF/IFAS Hendry County Cooperative Extension  |  Labelle, FL USA
Phone: 863-674-4092

Beth Miller-Tipton

Conference Coordinator

Beth Miller-Tipton

UF/IFAS Office of Conferences & Institutes
Gainesville, FL
Phone: 352-294-3581

Beline Cherichel

Conference Assistant

Beline Lafayette

UF/IFAS Office of Conferences & Institutes
Gainesville, FL
Phone: 352-294-3585

In case of an emergency, updates will be posted to the UF/IFAS OCI ICE Page as they become available.

UF/IFAS Extension

Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. UF/IFAS Extension encompasses thousands of Extension faculty members, scientists, educators, administrative staff, and volunteers, all working to provide solutions for your life.

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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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    2311 Mowry Road, Bldg. 78
    PO Box 110750
    Gainesville, FL 32611
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