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.
The year is not over yet and there is plenty of time to squeeze in an educational or certification program. Here's the run down on what's happening this fall:
Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Certification Training & Exam October 26, 2012 UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension Service Registration 7:30 am Up to 6 CEUs available: 3 Core and 3 CEUs in Ltd. Maint., O&T/L&O, PA Required for landscapers applying pesticides to ornamental beds. Link for more information: http://getyourlimitedlicensenow.eventbrite.com/#
Green Industries Best Management Practices November 15, 2012 UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension Service Registration 8:30 am 4 CEUs available: CORE 2, O&T 2, Private 2, Comm L&O 2, Ltd Comm 2, Ltd L&O 2 Required for landscapers applying fertilizer to urban landscapes. Link for more information: http://gibmp2012.eventbrite.com/
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