2014 Turfgrass Expo & Field Day Includes Landscape Info

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There is something for the professional, Master Gardener and homeowner at the 20th Annual Turfgrass Expo & Field Day. You’ll see and learn the newest in the areas of lawn grass varieties, weed control and many other topics related to selecting, establishing and maintaining a Florida lawn. Plus, the expo includes landscape info.  This University …

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Best Management Practices

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The next opportunity to earn the BMP certificate required to apply for the state mandated fertilizer license is July 10, 2014 in Crestview.  For more information click on the following: 71014.  This is also a way to earn the CEUs required to renew your pesticide license. Accomplish both tasks in one day.

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The Great CEU Round-Up

Save the Date!  July 9, 2014 will be an opportunity to get lots of CEUs in many different categories including Ag Tree, Ag Row, Aerial, Aquatic, Forestry, Natural Areas, Priv. App.,  Regulatory, ROW and all the Lawn and Ornamental certifications.  Plan on attending in Bay, Leon or Walton County.  Preregistration is requires through FTGA by …

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What To Expect in the Landscape This Summer

With a harsh winter and excessive rainfall, landscapes are stressed.  At the Florida Pest Management Association meeting on May 20, 2014, pest control operators can learn What To Expect This Summer.  To learn how to monitor for and manage the problems that are likely to impact lawns and plant material, plan on attending from 6-8 …

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Post Flood Resources

The month of May and after is going to be a time of recovery for Northwest Florida.  On April 30th, 2014 many residents awoke, if they slept at all, to drenched neighborhoods and all of the damage and destruction that followed.  This storm took most by surprise.  Though recovery may be slow and tough at …

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Limited Pesticide License Training

The next opportunity to renew or obtain a new Limited Pesticide License is May 16, 2014 in Tallahassee.  For more info: 516 Leon

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Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series: Sea Turtles of the Emeald Coast

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The University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant program of Okaloosa/Walton Counties invites you to join us on April 28th at 5:00 PM for our Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series “Sea Turtles of the Emerald Coast.”  Brooke Saari, Marine Science Extension Agent will cover the various species of sea turtles found in Florida, …

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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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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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2014 Camp Registration is Now Open!

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Youth ages 8-18 if you are interested in coming to a week of Camp at 4-H Camp Timpoochee then check out the 4-H Camps tab under the 4-H Youth Development tab for the Registration Packet with all this years info.  Cost for County Camp is $250 per child and Cost for Horse Camp is $340 …

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