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3 Boys Farm
Booth Number: 400
Rorbert Tornello
PO Box 789, Ruskin, FL  33575
Tel: 813-645-5445
Email: roberttornello@mac.com
Website: 3boysfarm.blogspot.com 
3 Boys Farm, Americas first certified organic (true) Hydroponics by USDA & Primus Labs.  Specializing in lettuce, herbs and vine crops 365 days. Winner Environmental leadership award; Greenhouse Design, Solar, Wind, Rainwater systems. Wholesale Florida only & contract growers. Partnerships available for end use investors, your land, we grow and maintain.

Agri Services International
Booth Number: 615 / 617
Perry Hollingsworth
6490 N.E. Highway 70, Arcadia, FL  34266
Tel: 863-993-1400
Email: perry@agriservicesintl.com
ASI, Inc. designs, engineers, supplies and installs hydraulic delivery systems for agricultural entities, like citrus growers, tree farms and container nurseries, the dairy industry, packing houses, blueberry farms, row crop farmers and banana growers.

Agri-Starts, Inc
Booth Number: 609
Ty Strode
1728 Kelly Park Rd., Apopka, FL  32712
Tel: 407-889-8055
Email: tystrode@agristarts.com
Website: agristarts.com
Agri-Starts is a plant tissue culture lab specializing in liner production of small fruits, tropicals, & native plants.  Our laboratories in Apopka, FL have the ability to produce millions of contaminant-free elite plants for all types of markets.

Booth Number: 502
Giulia Stellari
PO Box 414, Port Jefferson Station, NY  11776
Tel: 646-845-9083
Email: giulia@agsquared.com
Website: www.agsquared.com
AgSquared develops software that makes the management of small and medium sized farms easier, more time efficient, and more profitable.

Albert's Organics
Booth Number: 309
James Day
6272 McIntosh Road, Sarasota, FL  34238
Tel: 941-925-6600
Email: jday2@albertsorganics.com
Website: www.albertsorganics.com
In 1982, Albert's Organics saw the potential of organic fresh produce. Today, we're the premiere distributor of organic fresh foods, working closely with local and regional farmers across the country.

Animal Welfare Approved
Booth Number: 408
Beth Spitler
1007 Queen St., Alexandria, VA  22314
Tel: 510-250-0916
Email: beth.spitler@animalwelfareapproved.org
Website: www.AnimalWelfareApproved.org
Animal Welfare Approved is a national nonprofit organization that audits, certifies and supports farmers raising their animals according to the highest welfare standards, outdoors on pasture or range.

Silver SponsorARAMARK
Booth Number: 605
Jill Rodriguez
114 Rec Center Dining
Gainesville, FL 32611
Tel: 352-392-7734
Email: Rodriguez-jill@aramark.com
Website: www.aramark.com
ARAMARK provides award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world.

Booth Number: 513
Virginia Partin
1400 CR830A, Felda, FL  33930
Tel: 863-675-3027
Email: virginiapartin@yahoo.com
Barnett-Partin Plants, Inc. offers transplants to commercial farmers of all sizes.  We, at Barnett-Partin Plants, Inc, pride ourselves in providing our clients with a high quality plant in an expeditious manner.

Booth Number: 310
Katherine Williams
382 C 478-A, Webster, FL  33597
Tel: 863-446-2089
Email: katherine.williams@brandt.co
Website: www.brandt.co
Brandt is a leading manufacturer in crop nutrients and crop protection products for conventional and organic farming.

Conservation Trust for Florida, Inc.
Booth Number: 614
Kristianna Lindgren
P.O. Box 134, Micanopy, FL  32667
Tel: 352-376-4770
Email: kristianna@conserveflorida.org
Website: www.conserveflorida.org
Conservation Trust for Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit land trust. CTF helps families create a legacy by protecting their land with conservation easements. The Florida FarmFinder Program brings together new farmers looking for land or mentorship with farm owners who have land or expertise to share.

Douglas Speed & Associates
Booth Number: 612
Karl Manges
5127 Otter Creek Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Tel: 904-543-9955
Email: Kminoculaid@live.com
Website: DouglasSpeed.com
The Quantum Growth Series are revolutionary biological plant growth enhancement products proven to increase nutrient uptake, enhance root growth, and increase yields while reducing supplemental irrigation, fertilizer and fungicide usage.

Elixson Wood Products, LLC
Booth Number: 505
Kevin Elixson
18976 NW 84TH Avenue, Starke FL  32091
Tel: 904-964-6649
Email: Kevin@elixsonwoodproducts.com
Website: Elixsonwoodproducts.com
Supplier of pine bark products to the agriculture industry since 1968.

Enza Zaden USA
Booth Number: 421
Wm. Skeeter Bethea
27610 crosby rd, Myakka City, FL  34251
Tel: 239-825-3103
Email: william.bethea@enzausa.com

eTHRUPUT - THRU Garden Systems
Booth Number: 523
Lynn Matthews
31 West Point Drive, Cocoa Beach, FL  32931
Tel: 321-795-6223
Email: lynnmatthews@cfl.rr.com
THRU Garden Systems provides flexible support systems for gardens and small farms.  Component-based systems are designed to offer custom trellis, stake and tee-pee supports for configurations from container plantings and raised beds to open shade structures.

FAMU Extension Marketing and Beginning Farmer and Rancher Project
Booth Number: 620
Vonda Richardson
215 Perry-Paige Bldg South, Tallahassee, FL  32307
Tel: 850-412-5251
Email: vonda.richardson@famu.edu
The FAMU Marketing and Small Farm Outreach extension programming focuses on evaluating marketing and enterprise alternatives that will enhance farm profits and marketing success for small-scale farmers and beginning farmers and ranchers.

General SponsorFarm Credit
Booth Number: 610
Ron O'Connor
PO Box 8009, Lakeland, FL  33802
Tel: 1-866-824-5626
Email: marketing@farmcreditcfl.com
Website: www.FarmCreditFlorida.com
Farm Credit is a Member-Owned, agricultural lender serving Florida’s ranchers, growers, and farmers, since 1916. We make loans for capital, operating, or residential purposes and sell crop insurance.

Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Booth Number: 522
Cathy Raymond
8116 Arlington Blvd, #263, Falls Church, VA  22042
Tel: 202-363-4394
Email: outreach@westonaprice.org
Website: www.farmtoconsumer.org
The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund defends the rights and broadens the freedoms of family farms and protects consumer access to raw milk and nutrient dense foods.

Booth Number: 504
Noreen Kinney
7312 6th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL  33710
Tel: 727-347-2437
Email: Culinaryparadise@aol.com
Website: www.florida-americasculinaryparadise.com
People have come out of the woodwork in ALL Culinary Arenas across Florida from sea to shining sea. Join us as 'we harness and bring together' the Florida State Culinary Map and Internet Directory, to benefit EVERYONE, and establish  Florida - America's Culinary Paradise.

Gold SponsorFlorida A&M University / CAFS
Booth Number: 603
Ray Mobley
215 Perry-Paige Bldg, Tallahassee, FL  32307
Tel: 850-599-3546
Email: ray.mobley@famu.edu
Website: www.famu.edu/cesta
The College of Agriculture and Food Sciences (CAFS) is the land-grant arm at Florida A&M University. CAFS offers opportunities for students to grow professionally and build for the future. We specialize in programs related to and for Florida Farmers.

Florida Automated Weather Network
Booth Number: 318
Rick Lusher
PO Box 110350; Building 162, McCarty Drive, Gainesville, FL  32611
Tel: 352-846-3219
Email: rlusher@ufl.edu
Website: fawn.ifas.ufl.edu
FAWN provides real-time weather data and weather-related tools for a wide variety of users in Florida using data from its 36 automated weather stations.

Sustaining PartnerFlorida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Booth Number: 501 / 600 / 602
Marshall Wiseheart
407 South Calhoun Street,Mayo Building, Room 412, Tallahassee, FL  32399-0800
Tel: (850) 488-4131
Email: Marshall.Wiseheart@freshfromflorida.com
Website: www.freshfromflorida.com
The Florida Department of Agriculture offers services like Agricultural Dealer’s Licenses and the Florida Agricultural Promotional Campaign to assist Florida’s 47,000 agricultural producers, many of whom are small farmers.

General SponsorFlorida Farm Bureau Federation & Florida Farm Bureau Insurance
Booth Number: 604
Frankie Hall
PO Box 147030, Gainesville, FL  32614-7030
Tel: 352-538-0224
Email: frankie.hall@ffbf.org
Website: www.floridafarmbureau.org
Farm Bureau exists to strengthen family farms and local communities. We apply a collective effort to solve farmers’ problems. We speak on behalf of ALL farms. The majority of the state’s family farmers are members. The FL Farm Bureau Insurance offers members access to a full line of quality products.

Silver SponsorFlorida FGT LLC
Booth Number: 410
Donald Rockwood
PO Box 357103, Gainesville, FL  32635
Tel: 352-256-3474
Email: floridafgt@cox.net
Website: www.floridafgt.com
Florida FGT provides professional advice to forest and agricultural landowners on various aspects of the use of fast-growing Eucalyptus, Corymbia, Populus, Taxodium, and Pinus species.

Silver SponsorFlorida Food Policy Council
Booth Number: 606
Kenneth Koleos
P O Box 540927, Orlando, FL  32854
Tel: 386-216-2442
Email: FloridaFoodPolicyCouncil@gmail.com
Website: floridafoodpolicy.org
FFPC encourages the development and expansion of the capacity of local food systems (foodsheds) to meet food security needs in communities across Florida.

Florida Grazing Lands Coalition
Booth Number: 506
Brandee Williams
6942 Professional Parkway East, Sarasota, FL  34240
Tel: 941-907-0011
Email: Brandee.Williams@fl.usda.gov
Website: www.ces.fau.edu/fglc
Florida Grazing Lands Coalition is a network of individuals and organizations working together to ensure a healthy future for our state's grassland resource.

Florida Meat Goat Association
Booth Number: 503
Andrea Salcedo
4140 Swindell Road, Lakeland, FL  33810
Tel: 863-698-6620
Email: terraverdeas@aol.com
Website: FMGA.org
Florida Meat Goat Association is dedicated in providing information and knowledge about raising meat goats in the state of Florida

Florida Organic Growers
Booth Number: 314
Jose Perez
PO Box 12311, Gainesville, FL  32604
Tel: 352-377-6355
Email: jose@foginfo.org
Website: www.foginfo.org
Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers, Inc. supports and promotes organic and sustainable agriculture, wherein; we educate consumers, farmers, future farmers (children & youth), businesses, policy makers and the general public.

Florida Pomegranate Association
Booth Number: 517
Cindy Weinstein
6360 Johnston Road, Zolfo Spring, FL  33890
Tel: 863-604-3778
Email: flpomegranate@gmail.com
Our mission is to create, direct, and promote a pomegranate industry in the State of Florida.

Florida Slow Food Convivia
Booth Number: 515
Diane Campion
2146 Polo Gardens Dr 8-207, Wellington, FL  33414
Tel: 561-846-0212
Email: slowfoodglades@gmail.com
Website: www.slowfoodusa.org
Slow Food USA is part of a global movement that believes everyone has the right to good, clean, and fair food. With over 250,000 supporters, 25,000 members and 225 chapters nationwide, the organization advocates for food and farming policy that is good for the public, good for the planet, and good for farmers and workers.

Bronze SponsorFlorida Small Farms Academy
Booth Number: 319
Sarah White
7580 County Road 136, Live Oak, FL  32060-7434
Tel: 386-362-1725 ext.102
Email: sewhite@ufl.edu
Website: smallfarms.ifas.ufl.edu
Helping small farm producers prosper through education, networking, and adaptive research.

Florida West Coast RC & D
Booth Number: 616
Karen Fraley
945 25th Drive E, STE 11, Ellenton, DC  34222
Tel: 941-723-3252
Email: karen@fwcrcd.org
The Florida West Coast RC&D Council is proud to offer training for new and beginning farmers in the Tampa Bay area through its two training farms and professional staff.

Scholarship SponsorGlobal Organic Specialty Source, Inc.
Booth Number: 312
Ronni Blumenthal
7345 16th Street East, Suite 116, Sarasota, FL  34243
Tel: 941-358-6555
Email: ronnib@globalorganics.ws
Website: www.globalorganics.ws
We're the premier organic produce distribution company in the southeastern U.S.A.  We offer excellence in quality and logisitics. Working with farmers throughout the region, we bring certified organic product to the marketplace.  We just moved to our new 80,000 square foot facility in Sarasota, Florida and look forward to expanding our services.

Green World Path
Booth Number: 625
Karsen Nielsen
1665 Donto Way, Brooksville, FL  34601
Tel: 352-799-0200
Email: info@greenworldpath.com
Website: www.greenworldpath.com
Green World Path manufactures a complete line of innovative organic and sustainable products that fertilize, protect, and reduce watering needs for anything that grows.

Hillside Orchard Farms
Booth Number: 510
Lynn McDaniel
105 Mitcham Circle, Tiger, GA  30576
Tel: 706-782-4995
Email: lynn@hillsideorchard.com
Website: http://www.hillsideorchard.com
Quality producers of private label jar products and the South's number one source for value added services and contracting packaging.

Hoodridge Unlimited, Inc.
Booth Number: 409
Ila Locke
6699 NW 66th Way, Parkland, FL  33067
Tel: 954-340-3300
Email: ila.locke@hoodridge.com
Website: www.hoodridge.com
Distributor of MicroStart60 Pasturized Poultry Manure.  We approach nature, naturally.

Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida
Booth Number: 402
Xin Zhao
1301 Fifield Hall, Gainesville, FL  32611
Tel: 352-273-4773
Email: zxin@ufl.edu
Website: http://www.hos.ufl.edu
We will introduce our vegetable grafting research program and demonstrate different grafting methods for different types of vegetables.

IFAS Extension Bookstore
Booth Number: 401 / 403
Jenny Mooney
PO Box 110011, Gainesville, FL  32611
Tel: 352-392-1764
Email: jmooney@ufl.edu
Website: ifasbooks.ifas.ufl.edu/
The Bookstore sells publications produced by UF faculty researchers about all aspects of agriculture including plant disease, pesticide management, horticulture, livestock, natural resources and wildlife.

Island Grove LLC
Booth Number: 500
Maribel Lebron
2600 SE 193rd Ave, Hawthorne, FL  32640
Tel: 352-481-5558
Email: mlebron37@islandgroveagproducts.com
Website: Islandgroveagproducts.com
Island Grove Nursery produces High Quality Florida Fresh edible plants for Farmers, Garden Centers, and the Landscape trade.  Island Grove Winery produces Florida Fresh Fruit Wines.

It's Our Nature®
Booth Number: 411
Linda Taylor
1293 Hollister Road, Babson Park, FL  33827
Tel: 727-430-8284
Email: linda@itsournature.com
Website: www.itsournature.com
The It's Our Nature® Promise.. Healthy-Wear for People Who Care® reflects organic cotton & hemp products screened for social and environmental responsibility – including our famous palm-frond Garden Hats!

Johnny's Selected Seeds
Booth Number: 413
Rod Heyerdahl
912 East 46th Street, Tifton, GA  31794
Tel: 229-392-3844
Email: rheyerdahl@johnnyseeds.com
Website: www.johnnyseeds.com
Johnny's conrtibutes to grower success in two ways. First by providing the highest quality seed of the best vegetable, herb and flower varieties. Secondly by offering an extensive library of growing  information and recommendations to it's customers. Good luck growing in 2012!

KY Burley Moldings, Inc.
Booth Number: 623
Dawn Riley
234 Highway 433, Mackville, KY  40040
Tel: 502-552-5849
Email: dawn.riley@insightbb.com
Website: www.kyburleymoldings.com
We are a company with over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing and selling of float trays for the production of plants in greenhouses and water beds.

Magna Bon II,LLC
Booth Number: 415
Frank Miele
2045 SW 127th Avenue, Davie, FL  33325
Tel: 954-275-1830
Email: mielemgt@yahoo.com
Magna Bon II, LLC Okeechobee, Fl  An advanced OMRI Listed Liquid Copper Fungicide.  Made in the US. stop by booth 415 to get your FREE SAMPLE of CS2005 while supplies last.

Manna Pro Products
Booth Number: 507
Stacey Wood
2902 Albert Road, Yeehaw Junction, FL  34972
Tel: 407-973-3818
Email: staceyw@mannapro.com
Website: mannnapro.com
Manna Pro cares about your animal’s nutrition. Our family of products has earned its reputation by using only the finest quality ingredients from the very beginning.

Booth Number: 611
Kim Lyons
18069 Laurel Valley Road, Fort Myers, FL  33967
Tel: 800-313-5198
Email: KimL@merchantsource.com
Website: www.merchantsource.com
MerchantSource® powered by TMS, in business 17 years providing credit & debit card merchant services. We have 6 years as hands on specialist with Farmers' Market Wireless EBT, credit & debit card program. We are proud FMC members. Contact us at 1-800-313-5198.

Michael Shuman
Booth Number: 608
Email: FloridaFoodPolicyCouncil@gmail.com
Michael Shuman presents Local Dollars, Local Sense

MPT Mustard Products & Technologies Inc.
Booth Number: 306
Allen Williford
911 Hickory Fork Drive
Seffner, FL  33584
Tel: 813-323-2699
Email: awilliford@mptmustardproducts.com
Website: www.mptmustardproducts.com
Our aim is to be the leader in mustard-based bio-products controlling pests and pathogens. Our technology converts the unique properties of mustard seed into fertilizer that supports soil health and biological pesticide that controls soil-borne pests and pathogens affecting crops, turf and ornamentals.

National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT)
Booth Number: 520
Debbie Rask
3040 Continental Drive, Butte,  MT  59701
Tel: 406-494-4572
Email:  debbier@ncat.org
Website: www.ncat.org
NCAT's ATTRA project provides research, publications and individual assistance for sustainable agriculture-agriculture producers across the nation. www.ncat.org; www.attra.ncat.org

Nature Safe Natural & Organic Fertilizers
Booth Number: 512
Kim Stockelman
4221 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY  41076
Tel: 859-781-2010
Email: kstockelman@griffinind.com
Website: www.natursafe.com
Nature Safe Natural & Organic Fertilizers are meal-based products and do not contain manures or sludges. The all natural ingredients increase the soil microbes that aid in plant rooting, stress tolerance and disease management.

Platinum SponsorNorth Central Florida Farm to Restaurant Initiative
Booth Number: 418 / 420
Anna Prizzia
PO Box 358778, Gainesville, FL 
Tel: 910-894-3441
Email: annaprizzia@gmail.com
Website: sustainable.ufl.edu
The North Central Florida Farm-to-Restaurant Initiative hosts Extension, farmers, processors, distributors, and others to share their knowledge and network to enhance sustainable farming, use of local food, and better distribution networks.

Northeast Florida Beef & Forage Group/Central Florida Livestock Agents' Group
Booth Number: 516
Barton Wilder
2800 NE 39th AVE, Gainesville, FL 32609
Tel: 352-955-2402
Email: bwilder@ufl.edu    

General SponsorOIA North America LLC
Booth Number: 607
Jonathan Austin
2603 NW 13th Street #228, Gainesville, FL  32609
Tel: 352-336-5700
Email: oia@oianorth.com
Website: www.oianorth.com
OIA North America is a USDA National Organic Program accredited certifying agent certifying organic handlers, processors, and growers. Additionally, OIA North America offers FARMGAP on farm food safety good agricultural practices certification, organic input registry approval, and Good Manufacturing Practices(GMP)certification.

Osceola County Grown
Booth Number: 419
Nancy Pratt
335 Oakhurst Cir., Kissimmee, FL  34744
Tel: 407-744-7282
Email: prattne@yahoo.com
Website: www.osceolacountygrown.com
Osceola County's local food networking organization, working to put farmers, consumers, businesses together.

PowerFlex Fence
Booth Number: 423
Connie Krider
324 E. Center Ave., Seymour, MO  65746
Tel: 417-741-1230
Email: connie@powerflexfence.com
Website: www.powerflexfence.com
We provide educational information and carry the highest quality fencing and livestock watering supplies we can find for prices that people can afford. Go to www.powerflexfence.com for products, prices and 'how-to' information.

Protect U.S.
Booth Number: 417
Stephanie Stocks
970 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville, FL  32611
Tel: 352-273-3958
Email: sstocks@ufl.edu
Website: www.protectingusnow.org
Protect U.S., the community invasive species network (www.protectingusnow.org), is concerned with protecting agricultural and natural areas in the U.S. from exotic, invasive species through education.

Regions Bank
Booth Number: 518
Dakiti Mobley
4459 13th Street, St Cloud, FL  34769
Tel: 407-891-2500
Email: dakiti.mobley@regions.com
Website: https://www.regions.com

RootMaker Products Company
Booth Number: 322
Wayne Hinton
Tel: 800-824-3941
Email: sales@rootmaker.com
Website: www.rootmaker.com
Root-Pruning Nursery Containers, From Propagation containers to large containers. Above ground and in ground. RootMaker, RootTrapper, and RootBuilder

Simple Living Institute, Inc.
Booth Number: 514
Andrew Landis
PO Box 536457, Orlando, FL  32853
Tel: 321-228-4310
Email: info@simplelivinginstitute.org
Website: www.simplelivinginstitute.org
Simple Living Institute is a nonprofit focusing on education.  We host monthly Organic Growers Meeting at Leu Gardens, workshops and garden start-ups, and have published a Local Food Guide for Central Florida.

Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida
Booth Number: 316
Marice Hague
12000 Alumni Dr., Jacksonville, FL  32224
Tel: 904-620-1071
Email: mhague@unf.edu
The SBDC at UNF provides potential and existing business owners with confidential consulting and training in all aspects of business management and growth.

Society of St Andrew
Booth Number: 308
Amanda Rich
P.O. Box 536842, Orlando, FL  32853-6842
Tel: 407-650-1956
Email: fl-gleaning@endhunger.org
Website: www.endhunger.org
Society of St Andrew is a non-profit hunger relief organization that works with growers to salvage food graded out in fields & packing houses, or large loads rejected for slight blemishes. We distribute this nutritious fresh produce to food banks/pantries, soup kitchens & shelters for the hungry.

Silver SponsorSouthern SARE
Booth Number: 311
Candace Pollock
1109 Experiment S Rm 207 Stuckey Bldg, Griffin, GA  30223
Tel: 770-412-4786
Email: cpollock@uga.edu
Website: www.southernsare.org
We have information to help farmers and ranchers move profitably toward production systems compatible with the goal of sustainable agriculture, including good land stewardship, enhancing quality of life, and strengthening rural communities.

Sparr Building and Farm Supply
Booth Number: 622
Sam Howard
P.O.Box 298, Sparr, FL  32192
Tel: 352-671-3520
Email: samh@sparrbuilding.com
Website: www.sparrbuilding.com
One of the largest agricultural fence dealers in the southeast serving Florida since 1947 with 3 locations:Sparr,Wildwood,&Williston.Your farm superstore.

Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center
Booth Number: 321
Lei Lani Davis
7580 County Road 136, Live Oak, FL  32060-7434
Tel: 386-362-1725
Email: leildavis@ufl.edu
The goal of this project is to establish a unique, whole-farm agro-ecological system to use as a demonstration environment for specialty crops farmers. We are creating a filed laboratory by transforming an existing 300 acre research farm into a living, hands-on IPM teaching laboratory.

General SponsorThe Andersons, Inc.
Booth Number: 519
Jennifer Hodges
800 Trafalgar Court, Suite 320, Orlando, FL  32751
Tel: 407-682-6100
Email: jennifer_hodges@andersonsinc.com
Custom Blended Foliar, Suspension and Solution Fertilizers.

Platinum SponsorUF, IFAS presents Florida MarketMaker and Annie’s Project
Booth Number: 621
Al Wysocki
PO Box 110240, Gainesville, FL  32611
Tel: 352-392-1826 ext.403
Email: wysocki@ufl.edu
Website: http://ifas.ufl.edu
UF/IFAS is a federal-state-county partnership with a strong commitment to Florida Agriculture by supporting programs such as Florida MarketMaker and Annie’s Project.

UF, IFAS, Extension Soil Testing Laboratory
Booth Number: 521
Lamar Moon
631 Wallace Building, Gainesville, FL  32611
Tel: 352-392-1950 ext.226
Email: dlmoon@ufl.edu
Website: http://soilslab.ifas.ufl.edu
To serve the citizens of Florida, by providing appropriately selected soil, plant and water testing, interpretation and recommendations as an educational service through the Cooperative Extension Service to guide management decisions affecting lime and fertilizer use and efficiency

UF, IFAS, IPM Florida
Booth Number: 404
Courtney Buckley
4000 SW 47th St Lot I-02, Gainesville, FL  32608
Tel: 352-256-8083
Email: cbuckley@ufl.edu
Website: ipm.ifas.ufl.edu
Using IPM techniques to promote a sustainable approach to manage pests through biological, cultural, physical and chemical tools in a way that minimizes risks to the community.

UF, IFAS, Mid-Florida Research & Education Center, Apopka
Booth Number: 405
Diane Mealo
2725 South Binion Road, Apopka, FL  32703
Tel: 407-884-2034 ext.129
Email: dwm@ufl.edu
Website: mrec.ifas.ufl.edu
The MREC mission is organized around three program/issue areas: Plant Development, Plant Protection, and Plant Management. In addition we have educational partnerships with the Colleges of Agricultural & Life Sciences and the Warrington College of Business.

UF, IFAS, Planning for your Successful Farm
Booth Number: 618
Rose Koenig
PO Box 110500, Gainesville, FL  32611-0500
Tel: 352-273-3422
Email: rlkoenig@ufl.edu
A Beginning Farmer short course, entitled 'Planning for Your Successful Farm’ and developed at UF, has been conducted in three counties in collaboration with Extension faculty

UF, IFAS, Plant Medicine Program
Booth Number: 406
Courtney Buckley
4000 SW 47th St Lot I-02, Gainesville, FL  32608
Tel: 352-256-8083
Email: cbuckley@ufl.edu
Website: dpm.ifas.ufl.edu
The UF/IFAS, Plant Medicine Program: Trains Plant Doctors in the management of plant health problems of all kinds; Ensures greater production efficiency with a minimum of environmental impacts; Enhances food security and safety.

University of Florida, IFAS, Citrus Research and Education Center
Booth Number: 613
Jamie Burrow
700 Experiment Station Road, Lake Alfred, FL  33850
Tel: 863-956-8648
Email: jdyates@ufl.edu
Website: www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu
Our program provides training and educational materials for small farms, commercial growers and residents about established and exotic pests and diseases of citrus.

USDA - Farm Service Agency
Booth Number: 307
Mark Cotrell
4440 NW 25th Place, Suite 1, Gainesville,  FL  32609
Tel:  352-379-4512
Email: mark.cotrell@fl.usda.gov
Website:  www.usda.gov

USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service
Booth Number: 511
Jim Ewing
2290 Lucien Way, Maitland, FL  36106
Tel: 407-648-6014
Email: jim.ewing@nass.usda.gov
The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture.

Booth Number: 508
Steve Boetger
2614 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL  32606
Tel: 352-338-9548
Email: steve.boetger@fl.usda.gov
Website: www.fl.nrcs.usda.gov
The USDA Natural Resource Conversation Service draws on a long history of helping people help the land. For more than 75 years, NRCS has worked in close partnership with farmers and ranchers, local and state government, and other federal agencies to conserve and protect our natural resources.

USDA, National Appeals Division
Booth Number: 509
Kenneth Worsham
8909 Purdue Rd., Suite 240, Indianapolis, IN  46268
Tel: 317-871-3028
Email: kenneth.worsham@nad.usda.gov
Website: www.nad.usda.gov
The National Appeals Division reports directly to the Secretary of Agriculture and is independent of other parts of USDA.  Its sole mission is to provide fair and timely hearings and appeals to USDA program participants.

Valencia College
Booth Number: 407         
Javier Garces
1800 S. Kirkman Rd., Orlando,  FL  32811
Tel:  407-582-1820
Email: jgarces3@valenciacollege.edu
Website: www.valenciacollege.edu

Silver SponsorVerti-Gro Inc
Booth Number: 601
Tim Carpenter
15000 US Hwy 441, Summerfield, FL  34491
Tel: 352-347-9888
Email: tim@vertigro.com
Website: www.vertigro.com
Verti-Gro® specializes in vertical growing and vertical gardening to utilize space, water and energy in an efficient manner. Our systems provide for high density production for the commercial grower and space saving for the hobbyist or home gardener.

Wildflower Seed & Plant Growers Association
Booth Number: 619
Janie Harris
P.O. Box 776, Crescent City, FL  32112
Tel: 352-988-8117
Email: businessmanager@floridawildflowers.com
Website: www.floridawildflowers.com
Wildflower seed production in Florida falls far short of demand. Seeds for native restoration and large scale FL highway beautification projects are often purchased from other major seed producing states.

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