Media Release

June Agriculture & Natural Resources Program

Thursday, May 30, 2013 9:30 AM
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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture & Natural Resources Program for June, 2013. This program is being offered 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 – June  21, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Applicants who are interested in obtaining the Private Applicator Pesticide License are encouraged to attend.  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.  Topics include: private applicator and regulations, equipment calibration and pesticide arithmetic, pesticide safety and principles of pest control.  3 Core & 3 Private Applicator CEUs will be offered for applicators that already have their licenses. 

The full day registration fee is $10.00 (includes lunch), and half day registration is $5.00 (no lunch).

Register by calling 352-337-6209 (voice mail) by June 14.

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

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • 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).