Who Should Attend

This first of a kind IFTBC conference is the ideal venue to bring together breeders, geneticists, statisticians, and students actively engaged in applying modern tools to accelerate breeding, enhance genetic gain and improve adaptation of forages, turfgrasses and bioenergy crops.

If your research interest is on genetics, genomics, phenomics, and/or breeding forages, turfgrasses and bioenergy crops, you should strongly consider attending and presenting in this conference!

Conference participants will include:

  • Geneticists and plant breeders
  • Forage, turfgrass, and bioenergy crop improvement managers
  • Private industry forage and turfgrass professionals
  • Academic scientists, and post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate students
  • Forage, turfgrass, and bioenergy crop product retailers and wholesalers
  • Forage, turfgrass, and bioenergy crop physiology, entomology, and plant pathology professionals
  • State and federal government personnel
  • Non-for-profit research institutes

Special Thanks to Our Diamond Sponsor!
Scotts Miracle Grow


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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