Media Release

November Agriculture & Natural Resources Programs

Monday, October 29, 2012 11:30 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture & Natural Resources Programs for November, 2012. These programs are offered by Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent.  The programs will be held at the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville).

Nuisance Wildlife Workshop – November 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Wild hogs, coyotes and other nuisance animals are an increasing problem here in Alachua County.  The workshop will cover the ecology and management of these animals.  The program is open to ranchers, agriculture producers and homeowners.

There is a $10.00 registration fee that includes a BBQ dinner.  To register, call 352-337-6209 (voicemail) by October 29. 

See attached brochure for additional information.

For more information, please contact Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, at 352-955-2402 or

Right of Way & Natural Areas Weed Control Workshop – November 14, from 9 a.m. to noon

Topics include: exotic weed identification, herbicides for Natural Areas & Right of Way, principles of vegetation management and herbicide calculations.  3 Natural Area & Right of Way CEUs will be available. 

Registration fee $5.00.  To register, call 352-337-6209 (voicemail) by November 9. 

For more information, please contact Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, at 352-955-2402 or

For more information about these programs call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations.  IFAS is a cooperative of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, the University of Florida, the Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners. 

Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations should contact the Extension Office at least 10 working days prior to the event so that special consideration can 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).