Lawn & Garden

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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Limited Pesticide Training and Exam

Get new employees certified before the spray season begins.  Feb 2 at Ewing Irrigation in Ft Walton there will be a review and exam opportunity.  For more information: 20217. However 2017 brings a few changes. In order to earn CEUs for a current Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance or Limited Lawn and Ornamental you need to stay …

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Pesticide Applicator Training – Inside and Outside

Pesticide applicators needing to renew or obtain a license for treating structures or landscapes should attend the training held January 23, 2017 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 Session Flyer 2017

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Best Management Practices 2017

As the year comes to a close don’t forget to plan your trainings for next year.  On Friday February 3, 2017, the Green Industries Best Management Practices class will be held at Ewing Irrigation in Ft. Walton Bch.  Cost is $10.  For more information:  gi-bmp-statewide-agenda_writable-2015-09-22

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Upcoming Pesticide Training and Exams

Need a Private Applicator Ag Pest Control License or an Aquatic Pest Control License? Here’s your opportunity for a review class and exam.  Do you just need CEUs for license renewal?  We have several CEUs available as well.   January 11, 2017 8am-3pm Okaloosa County Extension Office 3098 Airport Road Crestview, FL 32539   8am …

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Renew and Earn Limited Lawn and Ornamental and Right-of-Way Pesticide Licenses

Need to obtain or renew one of the public works pesticide licenses?  Then join us on December 15th, 2016 in Ft. Walton Bch.  Attend one session or all four.  Earn from 1-9 CEUs in many categories.  For more information:  county-pesticide-training-2016

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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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Report Invasive Plants and Animals

Every year more than 85 million people visit Florida. However, people are not Florida’s only visitors; Florida is also an inviting destination for invasive species that threaten to undermine the health of our environment. More than an inconvenience, invasive plants and animals can greatly alter our native landscape, adversely impact native wildlife, destroy agricultural crops …

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Green Industries Best Management Practices

Be prepared to apply fertilizer next spring. BMP certification is required to submit an application for the Commercial Urban Fertilizer Certification. Renew your pesticide certification while learning how to maintain the landscape.  These are the things you will learn by attending the Green Industries Best Management Practices class in Crestview on Nov 9, 2016.  For more information …

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