Eco-Nomic Living Expo at Santa Rosa Mall Saturday, Feb. 11

Come join the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Office for the 2017 Eco-Nomic Living Expo at the Santa Rosa Mall in Mary Esther on Saturday, February 11. This year’s Expo begins a 10 am and ends at 3 pm and includes seminars, activities for the entire family, educational exhibits and door prizes. The theme for the …

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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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Private and Aquatic Pesticide License Training and Exams

Need a pesticide license for Private Ag or for Aquatic applications?  Here’s your opportunity: January 11, 2017 Okaloosa County Extension Office 3098 Airport Road Crestview, Fl  32539 Private Applicator Pesticide License 8-11am – Private Training and Exam ($10) Noon-3pm – CORE Training and Exam ($10) Aquatic Pest Control License 8-11am – Aquatic Training and Exam …

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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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4-H Youth Sewing Day Camp

Youth can learn to use a sewing machine and make their own pillow at this beginner level sewing day camp!  This event is open to youth ages 8-18 and the cost is only $25.  Lunch and all materials are included.  The Sewing Day Camp will be January 3, 2017 from 9am to 3pm at 3098 …

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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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