Commercial Horticulture

Save the Date for Pesticide Inside and Out Sessions

Pesticide applicators needing to renew a license for treating structures or landscapes should attend the training held January 4, 2018 at the Extension office  3098 Airport Rd Crestview.  Two hours sessions are designed to offer CEUs in various categories.  For more information : Inside and Out 2018 Flyer

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Limited Pesticide License Training and Exam

Landscape personnel that apply herbicides, insecticides or fungicides must have a state issued certification in order to perform this type of work.  The next opportunity to attend the review training and sit for the exam is  November 29, 2017.  For more information click on : 11297

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Master Arborist Training

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to learn about safely and correctly pruning trees, including mitigating and correcting storm-damaged trees.  Join the Florida Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture at the Fort Walton Beach Rec Center located at 132 Jet Drive Fort Walton Beach, FL  32548 on Friday December 8, 2017 from 8-4:30.  For …

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CEU Renewal Class

If you have a Limited Lawn & Ornamental or Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance pesticide application certification, you need 4 hours of training to renew.  The next opportunity to earn the right CEUs is November 15, 2017 in DeFuniak Springs.  For more information: CEU Renewal Nov 2017

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Best Management Practices

 Landscape personnel that apply fertilizer to the lawn or landscape plants must have a state-issued certification to perform this service.     To obtain the certification, individuals must complete a Green Industries Best Management Practices class.  The next opportunity in Okaloosa County is October 2, 2017.  For more information click on the following: GI BMP Oct 2 17

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Limited Pesticide Review and Exam Class

Landscape personnel that apply herbicides, insecticides or fungicides must have a state issued certification in order to perform this type of work.  The next opportunity to attend the review training and sit for the exam is 91317.  For more information click on the date.

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CEU Renewal for Fertilizer and Pesticide Licenses

Calling landscape employees!!!  Thursday, August 17, 2017 is the next opportunity for licensed pesticide applicators to earn CEUs for renewal.  Attend one or all sessions to earn what you need.  The class will be held in Ft Walton Bch from 8-2.  For more detail : CEU Renewal 2017

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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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CORE / Ornamental & Turf

In order to earn a pesticide application certification for any of the Chapter 487 categories ( Private Applicator, Aquatic, Ornamental & Turf, etc.) you must pass the CORE exam.  To renew any existing license (including Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance) you must complete 2 hours of training.  Monday, May 15th is and opportunity to do these …

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