Friday, September 14, 2012

Mark your Calendars!

You may be interested in these upcoming programs:


Oct. 1 Annie’s Project Sarasota/Manatee: A 7 week session for farm women held 1 night per week. Please see the flyer for more details.  Registration deadline is Sept. 24


Oct. 2 Vegetable Pest, Disease and Nutrient Workshop: Gulf Coast Research and Education Center 8:00am-4:00pm. This workshop is free of charge. Please register at:

CEUs and CCA credits will be available.


Oct. 17 Farm Labor Supervisor Training Program: Gulf Coast Research and Education Center. Please see the attached brochure for more information and other locations and dates.


Nov. 7 Florida Ag Expo: Gulf Coast Research and Education Center. Registration is now open. For more information and to register please visit:


Nov. 12-17 Manatee County Farm City Week: A week filled with events to promote the importance of agriculture to Manatee County citizens. For more information please visit:


Dec. 10: Core and Private Applicator Pesticide

Core 9am-11am, Private 11am-1pm, Manatee County Extension Service, Palmetto, FL.

Two exam prep classes will be held to help you prepare for the Core and Private Applicator RUP license exams. Exams will be offered immediately following the Private class. However, you do not have to take the exams the same day.  You may schedule a time to take the exams at your convenience.

If you are already a license holder, 2 CEUs in Core and 2 in Private are offered for both classes, respectively. Light snacks will be offered.

To register or view the agenda please visit: call Jennifer or Crystal at 941-722-4524







Crystal Snodgrass, M.S.
Extension Agent, Vegetables
Manatee County Government
University of Florida IFAS Extension
941-722-4524, Ext. 230
Fax: 941-721-6796


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