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.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Registration and Hotel Deadlines Approaching! - 2012 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course!
Register today to take part in the 2012 Aquatic Weed Short Course to be held May 7-10, 2012 at the Coral Springs Marriott Hotel, Golf Club, and Convention Center in Coral Springs, FL. The short course is designed to benefit those new to the industry and experienced professionals seeking a comprehensive update. Topics include: · General Standards (CORE) Training · Pesticide Application Equipment Calibration Training · Plant Identification · Aquatic Pest Control Category Training · Natural Areas Weed Management Training · Right-of-Way Weed Management Training
The 2012 program has just been confirmed and CEUs have just been awarded by the Florida Department of Ag! Click Here to view this year's program. Click Here to see the 2012 CEU allotment.
CEUs and Certification Exams
Up to 22 Florida Continuing Education Units (CEUs) may be earned by attending this course. A representative from the Florida Pesticide Certification Office will be available at the short course to answer questions regarding CEUs and Florida licensing requirements.
Commercial, Public and/or Private Pesticide Applicator Certification testing will be offered on Thursday, May 10th from 1:15 - 4:30pm. There is no charge for taking an exam. Please visit the conference website for more information on the available exams.
Short Course Program Online
The 2012 Program Agenda is posted online. Be sure to visit the conference website to view the detailed agenda of speakers and presentations. Program Agenda
Registration is now available for the 2012 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course. Be sure that your organization is budgeted to attend this valuable training.
Regular Registration Fee
(By April 9, 2012) $290.00
Late Registration Fee (After April 9, 2012) $340.00 Student Registration Fee $115.00 CLICK HERE to register today!The registration fee, combined with funds contributed by our generous sponsors, provides each attendee with the educational program, course materials, a Book of Presentations, morning, mid-day and afternoon refreshments, and Tuesday evening's welcome reception.
Short Course Publicity
We need your help. If you manage listservs or have access to email addresses of colleagues who may be interested in attending the short course, please forward this email, along with a link to the short course web site where updates are posted periodically.
If you manage a society or association website or newsletter where your members would benefit from this training, please consider posting this course in your upcoming events.