Commercial Horticulture

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 24, 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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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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Right of Way/ CORE Training

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Need to be licensed to spray restricted-use herbicides on roadsides or utility easements?  In Florida, that means obtaining a Right-of-Ways applicators license.  To earn the license, individuals must pass the CORE and ROW exams.  Wednesday, February 19, 2014 there is an opportunity to attend a review and testing session at the Walton County Extension office.  …

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Limited Pesticide Training and Exam

The next opportunity to attend a review class for Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance or Limited Lawn and Ornamental is Thursday, February 6, 2014 in Crestview.  Licensed applicators can also earn the required CEUs for renewal by attending the morning hours.  Cost is $30.  For more information: LCLM 2614

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Water Management Summit 2014

Make plans to attend the Fourth Annual Water Management Summit of Northwest Florida to be held Jan 22, 2014 in Niceville. Lectures from university and industry professionals will update participants on irrigation and business.  For more information: WaterSummit2014_Flyer (2)

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