November 29, 2023

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March Commercial Horticulture Packages

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office environment is delighted to announce the next Commercial Horticulture plans for March 2023. Dr. Tatiana Sanchez-Jones, Industrial Horticulture Agent, provides these plans at the Alachua County Ag Auditorium (22716 W. Newberry Street, Newberry) except normally indicated.

Personal Applicator & Agricultural Row Crops – A Review – March 30, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (with Dr. Kevin Korus, Agriculture & Natural Sources Agent)

This workshop is built to deliver education for the private applicator and agricultural row crop pest manage license. The non-public applicator license is expected for any individual making use of restricted pesticide use to their farm, greenhouse, or nursery. The course is right up until 1 p.m. If any one decides to acquire the test, the contributors can stay right after 1 p.m.

New license: After the class concludes, examinations will be readily available to attendees who have to have a license. All those who require to check ought to permit the Extension business office know (to reserve a spot). To exam, you should apply for a voucher selection prior to the course.

Up to 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available for applicators that currently have their licenses. CEUs obtainable involve Common Conventional Main, Ag Row Crop, and Personal Applicator.  

The registration rate is $25.00 (features handout elements and light-weight refreshments). Members should sign up on-line by March 26. A late payment of $10.00 will be used for registrations just after March 26 or if having to pay at the doorway. This class is limited to 20 contributors. There are no refunds for the registration fee. 

Inexperienced Industries Ideal Administration Tactics – March 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County Office environment (437 N.W. Hall of Fame Push, Lake Metropolis)

Florida legislation states that all professional fertilizer applicators ought to have a certification from FDACS.  To get this certificate, every commercial applicator have to be trained in the Inexperienced Industries Most effective Administration Tactics and receive a certificate of completion from UF/IFAS and the Florida Section of Environmental Defense.

Up to four Continued Training Units (CEUs) for fascinated individuals will be obtainable in the following classes: Typical Common Main, Non-public Applicator, Ornamental & Turf, Confined Urban Fertilizer, Confined Professional Landscape Routine maintenance, Limited Garden and Decorative, Professional Garden, and Ornamental.

The registration payment is $30.00 (furthermore $3.85 in Eventbrite fees). The registration charge will contain lunch and supplies. Members have to sign-up on the net by March 28. A late charge of $10.00 (moreover $4.52 in Eventbrite costs) will be used for registrations just after March 28 or if having to pay at the doorway. The class is restricted to 25 members. There are no refunds for the registration fee.


For much more information and facts about these programs, get in touch with Dr. Tatiana Sanchez-Jones, Commercial Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County, at 352-955-2402 or [email protected]. Take a look at the Extension Office web-site for supplemental courses available by the Extension Place of work. 

An Equal Prospect Establishment. Extension Services, University of Florida, Institute of Food items and Agricultural Sciences, Dr. Andra Johnson, Dean for UF/IFAS Extension. Solitary copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are accessible absolutely free to Florida inhabitants from county Extension offices.