CORE Training

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  In order to obtain a pesticide license in any of the Chapter 487 categories ( Ornamental & Turf, Right of Way, Aquatic, Natural Areas, Private Applicator etc.) it is required to pass the CORE ( General Standards) exam.  The next opportunity for a review class and exam is on July 31 in Chipley or …

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Limited Pesticide Training and Exam

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In order to obtain a pesticide application certificate from the state of Florida, landscape personnel must attend a six-hour training and pass an exam.  The next opportunity to accomplish this in one day is July 7, 2014 in Defuniak Springs.  For more information click here: 7714DF

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Irrigation Contractor State License Exam Workshop

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June 23-25, the Florida Irrigation Society will be providing a certified instructor for the contractor license in irrigation to deliver a review workshop at the Okaloosa County Extension office. For more information click here: Exam Prep Workshops – 6-23-14 – Rev

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Limited Pesticide Training

Last minute opportunity for Limited Pesticide Training, Renewal and/or Exam.  Click the following: 61914Freeport

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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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