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Webinar: Importance of Foot Health in Agriculture
November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
Last updated on November 2nd, 2023 at 02:33 pm
Summary: Dr. Merendino will present the Importance of Foot Health in Agriculture in the first half of the presentation. He will address important practices and provide examples of foot health issues to take action on. Karen will finish with a presentation on her extension fieldwork with the ag/hort growers along with Dr. Merendino including a field day program in Volusia County (commercial fernery), then conclude her results from an Extension Sock Study assaying Merino Wool Socks.
Intended Audience: Agricultural/ Horticultural professionals, medical personnel, and the general public
Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to…
- Identify Best Management Practices for proper foot health.
- Identify common foot conditions that result from poor foot health.
- Gain knowledge on grower work boot and sock trait preferences as evidenced by actual trials and surveys