Tag Archive: Pesticide

IPM 2-day Workshop, NFREC, Quincy, FL. June 10-11, 2014 13 Pesticide CEUs Available

Nursery IPM Workshop   North Florida Research and Education Center May Building Seminar Room and On -site Outdoor Nursery Facilities 155 Research Road Quincy, Florida 32351 June10-11, 2014 Don’t miss this hands-on, 2-day workshop focused on integrated pest management (IPM) for nursery crops! Learn how to save resources, reduce pest damage and pesticide use, and …

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Limited Pesticide Certification Class – Tuesday April 22 – Washington County

UF IFAS Washington County Extension is offering a class for the  Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Pesticide license and the Limited Lawn and Ornamental license. Click here to download flyer In PDF Is it the license you need? If part of your business is applying herbicides (including Roundup) or certain pesticides to plant beds, the State of Florida …

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Aquatic and Natural Areas Pesticide Training and Exams

Pesticide Training and License Exams being offered at the University of Florida IFAS Extension Okaloosa County Office. March 31, 2014 8am-11am     Aquatic Pest Control Training 11am              Aquatic Pest Control Exam 1pm-4pm       Natural Areas Weed Management Training 4pm               Natural Areas Weed Management Exam Cost is $ 10 for Aquatic Training and $ 10 for Natural Areas …

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Aquatic and Natural Areas Pesticide Training and Exams

Pesticide Training and Exams being offered at the University of Florida IFAS Okaloosa County Extension Office. March 31, 2014 8am-11am     Aquatic Pesticide Training 11am             Aquatic Exam 1pm-4pm       Natural Areas Training 4pm               Natural Areas Exam Cost is $ 10 for Aquatic Training and $ 10 for Natural Areas Training To receive a new Aquatic or Natural …

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Crapemyrtle Research and Disease Management Update: Thursday,October 31; FL Pesticide and FNGLA CEUs available

     Please follow this link to download a PDF version of this flyer Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in 2011 and is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Washington County Florida. His goal is to provide educational programming to meet the diverse needs of and …

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Importance of Following Pesticide Labels

When you contact your local extension office for pest control recommendations you will likely hear “follow the label” over and over again. So, why do we emphasize the pesticide label so strongly when talking to both homeowners and landscape professionals? There are many important reasons why you should always read and follow label instructions.  The …

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Calibration of Pesticide Applicators: Boom Sprayers

It is important to calibrate your pesticide applicators on a regular basis especially as you head into the new crop season. Now is a good time to calibrate your boom sprayers as you head into the new crop season.  Calibration is not a difficult process if you understand a few principles of calibration.  It is …

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Herbicide Failure, Weed Resistance, and Pesticide “Stewardship”

Success or failure? There are a number of important factors that affect the outcome of weed control. If you are a pesticide applicator, you may have encountered some herbicide treatments that did not produce the results you expected.  Why is that?  There are a number of factors that can contribute to less than perfect pesticide …

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UF/IFAS Extension Pesticide Applicator CEU Day August 21

University of Florida IFAS CEU Day Tuesday, August 21, 2012 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT (8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Central) An opportunity for licensed pesticide applicators to earn CEUs will be held August 21, 2012 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT or 8:00 – 3:00 Central Tiem. An applicator will be able to …

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The Dangers of Pesticide Drift on Cotton

Pesticide drift is a chronic concern for anyone who applies herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and any other compound meant to control or kill a problem specie. These photographs show the effects of 2,4-DB drift from a peanut field to a cotton field across the road. Although the damage looks terrible, the plant will grow out of …

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