Monthly Archive: October 2013

Limited Pesticide License Training and Renewal.

Obtaining and maintaining the Limiited Commercial Landscape Maintenance or Limited Lawn and Ornamental pesticide license can be done in one day.  Renewal requires 4 hour attendance.  New examination requires 6 hours.  The next opportunity is November 19, 2013.  For more info click here: NewLCLMFlyerNov19[1]

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Best Management Practices

Florida Statute 482.1562 states that all commercial fertilizer applicators must have a Limited Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Certificate by January 1, 2014.  In order to apply you must have a Best Management Practices training certificate.  The next opportunity for this class is November 13, 2013.  Click here for more info: 111313

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Peanut butter challenge for Okaloosa County

Join Okaloosa County Extension along with University of Florida Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and the Florida Peanut Producers Association to help take a bite out of hunger by participating in a local peanut butter drive.  We are competing against other peanut producing counties in the Panhandle for the most jars of peanut butter …

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Avoid Homework Hassles

Some children dread the thought of doing homework. They may leave an assignment for the last minute or refuse to do it all together. Many parents handle this by trying to force their children to do their homework. However, getting into a power struggle with your child is not effective. By having clear rules and …

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