Media Release

September Commercial Horticulture Programs

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:30 AM
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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Commercial Horticulture Programs for September, 2014. These programs are being offered by Aparna Gazula, Commercial Horticulture Agent, at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville).

Integrated Pest Management Update – September 5, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

This statewide video conference is designed to provide training in Pest Management Updates for anyone working in the lawn, landscape, pest control, or municipal grounds areas.

FNGLA and FDACS Pesticide Continuing Education Units will be awarded.

Cost to attend this class is $20.00 (resource materials and lunch is included).

Pre-register by September 2 by calling 352-337-6209 (voice mail).

Limited Lawn & Ornamental License Training – September 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This training is for government or private employees applying pesticides to lawn and landscapes.  This is for non-commercial certification; this certificate does not allow someone to run a pest control and/or landscaping business.

Up to 6 CEU’s will be awarded.  Exams will be administered at the end of the training.

Cost to attend this training is $25.00 (materials & lunch is included).

Please pre-register at 352-337-6209 (voice mail) at least 3 days prior to class.

For more information about these programs 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).