Agriculture

Are You Prepared For A Storm?

Hurricane season is upon us and it is already an active season!  To help you be prepared for a storm, we have made several videos on the following topics: Food Inventory, Important Documents, Landscape, Children, Livestock, Boats, Post Storm Issues. For other valuable resources on planning for a storm, go to:  Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery. …

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Limited Pesticide License Review and Exam

Earn the credits required to sit for the Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance test.  Attend a review session for both the Limited Lawn and Ornamental or Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance certification exam.. Or obtain the required continuing education units (CEUs) needed to renew limited licenses as well as other categories.  All of these are an option …

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Right of Way Training and Exam

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  By state law, an applicator must be licensed in order to apply restricted-use herbicides to highway roadsides, powerlines and railroad tracks.  August 4, 2014, the Okaloosa County Extension office is offering a review class and exam.  For more information click on the following:  Right of Way flyer2014

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CORE Training

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  In order to obtain a pesticide license in any of the Chapter 487 categories ( Ornamental & Turf, Right of Way, Aquatic, Natural Areas, Private Applicator etc.) it is required to pass the CORE ( General Standards) exam.  The next opportunity for a review class and exam is on July 31 in Chipley or …

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The Great CEU Round-Up

Save the Date!  July 9, 2014 will be an opportunity to get lots of CEUs in many different categories including Ag Tree, Ag Row, Aerial, Aquatic, Forestry, Natural Areas, Priv. App.,  Regulatory, ROW and all the Lawn and Ornamental certifications.  Plan on attending in Bay, Leon or Walton County.  Preregistration is requires through FTGA by …

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Ornamental and Turf Pesticide License Review and Exam

If you apply restricted-use pesticides to sports fields, on golf courses or at plant nurseries, the state of Florida requires an Ornamental and Turf pesticide applicators license. The next opportunity to attend a review session and take the exam will be on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm.  For more information: OrnamentalandTurf2013[1]

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CORE Pesticide License Review and Exam

In order to obtain an agricultural pesticide license ( Private Applicator, Ornamental and Turf, Natural Areas, Right-of-Way, etc.) you must first pass the General Standards (CORE) exam.  There is an opportunity to attend a review session, followed by administration of the exam on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 8:00 – 11:00 am.  For more information: COREPesticideTraining2013[1][1]

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Stay in Touch!

Did you know there are lots of ways to stay in touch with UF/IFAS Okaloosa Extension Office? You can visit this website regularly, but there are lots of other options! Join our “Subscribe” list! You can opt to get information on Living Well, Gardening, Youth, Natural Resources, Agriculture and more–you subscribe to the information you …

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Invasive Species in the Panhandle Workshop

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March 6. 2013 9:00 am – 3:00 pm CST Santa Rosa County Extension Office 6263 Dogwood Drive, Milton, FL 32570  Video Conference Location: Walton County Extension Office This program will describe some of the more common and troublesome invasive exotic plants and animals in Northwest Florida and current methods being used for control. Register: A …

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2012 Okaloosa Crop Production Meeting

2012 Okaloosa Crop Production Meeting March 15, 2012 6-8pm CEUs will be available and dinner will be provided.  RSVP to Jennifer at 689-5850 or heady@ufl.edu by March 12, 2012.

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