Lawn & Garden

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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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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Palm Update With UF Specialist

University of Florida palm and disease Extension specialist Dr. Monica Elliott will share information on palm installation and best management practices. Timing and techniques for proper palm planting. Establishing and care for palms through proper watering, fertilization, and pruning.  Learn the cold hardy palms to plant along the Gulf Coast and palm issues and diseases …

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Don’t Be Fooled By Fertilizer

Getting ready for spring fertilizing and wondering what product to choose?  Join the First Tuesday Series at the Bob Sikes Library in Crestview on April 5th from 10:30 -11:30 am.  For More information: Library Program 2016  

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Tree Program for Arborists and Landscape Workers

November 4, 2015 is a free informative program designed to update you on pruning and tree biology.  FNGLA and ISA CEUs are approved.  For information: Tree_Pruning_Flyer

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