Fertilizer License Training

As of January 1, 2014 landscape personnel that charge for the serve of fertilizing of plants or grass must be Best Management Practices certified and licensed by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in order to perform the work. If you haven’t completed this, the next opportunity is April 23, 2014 at the …

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Florida Master Naturalist Wildlife Monitoring Course

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The Wildlife Monitoring Special Topics Course is being offered locally in April.  This course is 24 contact hours, which includes presentations, class discussions and daily field trips. The fee for this course is $150 and includes detailed course manuals, hands-on experience, and registration in an online database that can be used for verification purposes such …

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Palm School Comes to Northwest Florida

With all the issues we will be facing with palms this year Palm School 2014 is the place to learn. Plan on attending April 29 & 30 in Destin.

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Structural and Household Pest Training

Pest Control Operators in General Household Pests or Termite/Wood-destoying Organisms.  Here is an opportunity on March 21 to earn CEUs in both categories, as well as some CORE, before the season gets really busy.  32114Structural Government, Property Management, Condominium employees responsible for pesticide application inside the building can receive a review for the Limited Structural …

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Spanish Best Management Practices

In 2014, a Florida fertilizer license is required for all employees applying fertilizer to the lawn and landscape.  Spanish speaking personnel can qualify by taking the Best Management Practices class in Spanish.  The next opportunity is Wednesday, March 20, 2014 in Valparaiso.  For more information: 32014SP

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NW District Agent Irrigation Training

All Extension Agents, regardless of program areas, who want to learn more about landscape irrigation are encouraged to join us at WFREC Irrigation on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

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Salty Topics Emerald Coast: Marine Debris Removal for Coastal Habitat Restoration

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The University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant program of Okaloosa/Walton Counties invites you to join us on Mar 11th, 11:00 AM for our Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series “Marine Debris Removal for Coastal Habitat Restoration.” This free seminar will be is part of our monthly series focusing on various coastal based topics throughout the year. …

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Limited Pesticide License Training, Exam and Renewal

If you need to get the pesticide license training for a new license or renewal of an existing license out of the way before the busy spring season is upon us, the next opportunity is Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Okaloosa County Extension  office in Crestview.  For more information: 3514  

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BMP Certification for Fertilizer License

As of January 1, 2014 those who apply fertilizer “For Hire” must have a specialized license to do so.  In order to apply for the license, you must have obtained a Best Management Practices Certificate. The certificate is awarded to those who complete a 5 hour training and pass the exam.  If you are one …

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2014 Camp Registration is Now Open!

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Youth ages 8-18 if you are interested in coming to a week of Camp at 4-H Camp Timpoochee then check out the 4-H Camps tab under the 4-H Youth Development tab for the Registration Packet with all this years info.  Cost for County Camp is $250 per child and Cost for Horse Camp is $340 …

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Maximum Vacation for Minimum Dollars

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Are you ready for a vacation? Can you afford to go anywhere this year? Join us Tuesday, March 18th for a free webinar to discover ways to save on vacations and still have a great time!  You’ll get tips on planning a great vacation, as well as ideas on finding deals on hotels, cruises and …

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2014 Home Show includes landscape seminars

This year’s Home Show, sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties, will include lawn and landscape seminars. The Home Show will be held March 8 and 9 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island.   On Saturday, March 8 at 11am, Master Gardener Margaret Stewart will provide a seminar on …

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Take the Financial Challenge!

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How are Your Money Habits? 2014 America Saves Financial Challenge Begins By this time of year, many people find that their New Year’s resolutions and plan have not worked! If you were attempting to make some financial changes, there is great news! It is not too late to develop positive financial habits. The America Saves …

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