This blog is for Polk County Florida small farms and pesticide applicators as a method of communication and sharing information. This blog is administered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension Polk County Extension Agent, Mary Beth Henry.
Four exams in February! Dear friends and members of ASHS, please share this announcement with friends, colleagues and students who might benefit from our program!
The American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) will be conducting Examinations for the ASHS Certified Horticulturist designation at the following location:
Saturday, February 4, 2012 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, Birmingham, AL 2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N Birmingham, AL 35203 (during the Southern Region-ASHS Meeting) (Application deadline is January 22, 2012)
Monday, February 6, 2012 1:00 - 5:00 pm Otoke Horticulture 11 W. Hampden, Suite 301 Englewood, CO 80110 (Application deadline is January 23, 2012)
Monday, February 13, 2012 1:00 - 5:00 pm Longwood Gardens, Acer Room 1001 Longwood Road Kennett Square, PA 19348 (Workshop precedes exam, 11:00 am - noon) (Application deadline is January 30, 2012)
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Best Western Ramkota Hotel, Casper, WY 800 N. Poplar Casper, WY 82601 (during Wyoming Groundskeepers & Growers Association Annual Conference & Trade Show) (Application deadline is February 1, 2012)
Application forms and study guides are available for download from the ASHS web site, ashs.org.
This is an exciting new national certification program developed for horticultural practitioners by The American Society for Horticultural Science in an effort to raise
the professional bar of Horticulture as a profession and a career.
ASHS is a cornerstone of research and education in horticulture and an agent for active promotion of horticultural science.