Media Release

February Agriculture & Natural Resources Program

Thursday, February 2, 2012 1:45 PM
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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture & Natural Resources Program for February, 2012. This program will be conducted by Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent.  The program will be held at the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville).

Private Applicator Pesticide School – February 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This license is valid only for any individual who will purchase, use, or supervise the use of restricted use pesticides on property owned or leased by the licensee or the licensee’s employer for the purpose of producing agricultural commodities. Applicants who are interested in obtaining the Private Applicator Pesticide License are encouraged to attend.

*3 CORE & 3 Private Applicator CEUs will be offered for applicators that already have their licenses.

The full day registration fee is $40.00 (includes books & lunch), $10.00 (no books) and half day registration fee is $5.00 (no books & no lunch). To register please call 352-337-6209 by February 16.

Click to view the event flyer.

For more information about this program, call 352-955-2402. Visit for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Millie Ferrer-Chancy, Interim Director. All Extension Programs and Services are open to all without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or handicap.  For persons requiring special accommodations, please contact the Extension office at 352-955-2402 (voice) or TDD/TYY 352-955-2406 or at the Alachua County Extension Service, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL  32609.  Please contact the Extension Office at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may be given to the request.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).