Nov 4: WPS Train the Trainer Workshop: 8:30am-12pm, Hendry County Extension. For more information contact Gene McAvoy at
Nov. 9: Florida Ag. Expo, 7:30am-4:20pm, Gulf Coast Research and Education Center. For agenda visit: http://www.floridaagexpo.com/program
Online registration is now closed. But it's not too late ... you can still attend!
Walk-Up Registration will start at 7:30 am on Wednesday, November 9, 2011.
(Please note on-site registrations will not get a complimentary lunch ticket. You are able to purchase for an additional $10)
Dec 7: WPS Train the Trainer Workshop: 9am-11am, Manatee County Extension.
The WPS TTT workshop provides CEUs in several categories. Even if you don’t need to be WPS certified, don’t miss this opportunity for CEUs. CEUs available: 2 in the following categories: Aerial, Ag. Row, Ag. Tree, O&T, Private, Forest Pest Control, and Soil and Greenhouse Fumigation.
Need to become a WPS certified Trainer?
The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a federal program designed to protect agricultural farm workers in the production of agricultural plants. A person is qualified to teach WPS to farm workers if he/she holds a restricted use pesticide license or if he/she has completed the WPS Train the trainer course. Once a person has completed the course he/she is certified for life.
For agenda and registration please visit: http://wpsmanatee120711.eventbrite.com/ or call Jennifer at (941)722-4524
Dec 13: Core and Private Applicator Exam Training: Tuesday Dec. 13 Core 9am-11am, Private 11am-1pm, Manatee County Extension Service. Can be taken for exam preparation or CEUs for current license holders. CEU’s available are: 2 in Core for Core class, 2 in Private Applicator for Private class.
Or call Jennifer at 941-722-4524
Nov. 4-6 2012 International Pepper Conference, Naples FL. This one is a long way off, but please save the date!
Crystal Snodgrass, M.S.
Extension Agent I, Vegetables
Agriculture & Extension Service
Community Services Department
Manatee County Government
University of Florida IFAS Extension
941-722-4524, Ext. 230