Media Release

April Agriculture & Natural Resources Program

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:15 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture & Natural Resources Program for April, 2014.  This program is being offered by Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville).

Natural Area Weed Control Workshop – April 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

This is a beginner’s workshop for managing weeds in natural areas.  Topics include: invasive weed identification, sprayer calibration, herbicide selection for natural areas and pesticide safety.

Registration fee is $10.00 (includes light refreshments). 

Please register by calling 352-337-6209 (voicemail) no later than April 11.  

For more information about this program, call (352)955-2402. Visit the Extension Office calendar for additional programs offered by the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County.

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).