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, August 10, 2015
Roundup Class for Latinos
Hi Mary Beth,
We are having a Pesticide Training Class in Spanish.
Entrenamiento para tomar la Licencia de "Limited Commercial Certification Landscape Maintenance" ["Roundup" Certificate] and CEUs.
Instructor Cesar Asuaje
Please forward this to others that need this class information.
Para obtener estas planillas usted puede llamar a Cesar Asuaje al 561-233-1727.
COST: Class costs $10
WHO: Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Class and Exam
The required 6 hour licensing class/ exam, coordinated by Doug Caldwell, for commercial landscape maintenance employees , who need to apply pesticides in landscape beds. This is commonly known as the "Round-Up" certificate. This category is not for turf applications.
A todas aquellas personas que estén trabajando o sean propietarios de una compañía de mantenimiento de áreas verdes (Landscaping).También está dirigido a personas que deseen aumentar conocimientos en principios básicos en Horticultura ambiental o jardinería comercial.
WHEN: Friday, August 28, 2015 from 8:00 am to 5:00 PM
WHAT: For those taking the Limited Category Exam: bring acheck for $150 (made out to D.A.C.S.), and a completed DACS 13604 application form, along with a (1 ½ x 1 ½ inch) photograph.
Please contact the Bureau of Entomology and Pest Control at (850-617-7997) for an application packet. We can also help you with this at the Extension office.
Lunch is not provided, bring a sack lunch or there are lunch locations nearby.
CEU's: 3 each of (6 MAX.): Core; Private Applicator; O&T, LCLM, LL&O
COST: Class costs $10, register on line at Eventbrite:
Call 252-4800 if you have problems with Eventbrite
You may take the 80 question, multiple choice test (only offered in English) the day of this training or within a year ($150 each time) after this class. You will need to take the 6 hours over again if you wait more than a year. CONTACT Cesar Asuaje if any questions
7:45 Come early to have your paperwork checked.
8:00 to 8:50:1 CORE CEU. Licensing Requirements, Renewing with CEU's & Enforcement.
9:00 to 9:50: 1 CORE CEU. Safety Issues-Protecting the Applicator & the Environment.
10:00 to 10:50:1 Category CEU. Principles of Weed Management and Common Weed ID.
11:00 to11:50: 1Category CEU. Principles of Insect Management and IPM.
12:00 to 12:30: LUNCH on your own--no lunch will be provided
12:30 to 1:30: 1Category CEU. Common Woody Ornamental Plant Diseases- Trees, shrubs and palms.
1:40 to 2:30: 1 CORE CEU. Interpreting Labels & Review for the Exam.
2:40 to 4:40 Exam: Limited Commercial Landscape Certificate test. Test is optional.
Doug is the Commercial Landscape Horticulture Educator and landscape entomologist with the University of Florida Collier, County Extension.
The Cooperative Extension Service is an off-campus branch of the University of Florida, Institute of the Food and Agricultural Sciences [IFAS] and a department of the Public Services Division of Collier County government.
The Cooperative Extension Service is an off-campus branch of the University of Florida, Institute of the Food and Agricultural Sciences and a department of the Public Services Division of Collier County government. Extension programs are open to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, sex, handicap or national origin. For updates on the southwest Florida horticulture and more landscape pest management details visit: http://collier.ifas.ufl.edu