Monthly Archive: June 2017

Do Homework Before Planting Fruit Trees & Attend Growing Fruit Seminar

Not every fruit tree will grow and reliably produce fruit in North Florida. Temperature is the most important factor determining where certain fruits can be grown. It’s the reason why apples and blueberries do not do well in South Florida. It’s also the reason why people living in the northern part of the state find …

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June Plant Clinic this Friday

The June Plant Clinic will be held Friday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Fort Walton Beach at the Okaloosa County Extension building, 127 W. Hollywood Blvd. The Plant Clinic provides a place and time for people to bring in samples of plants for diagnosis including weeds for identification. Bring a fresh …

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Earn or Renew Your Fertilizer Certification

The season of fertilizing is in full swing.  If you don’t have a Limited Urban Fertilizer license from FDACS, now is the time to get one.  The first step is completing the Green Industries Best Management Practices class. For more information:  GI-BMP-Statewide-Agenda_writable- June 8 2017

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Limited Pesticide Licensing Class

If applying pesticides to landscape plants is part of your job, the state of Florida requires a Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance or Limited Lawn and Ornamental pesticide applicator certification for each individual.  To earn this license attend the training in Crestview on 62917.  Click on the date for more information.

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