ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Commercial Horticulture Programs for February 2017. These programs are being offered by Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 N.E. 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL) unless otherwise indicated.
Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Workshop – February 3, from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Workshop trains commercial landscape maintenance personnel to make correct pesticide applications to ornamentals and plant beds only.
A total of six (6) CEU’s will be available: 3 General Standard/Core, 3 Ornamental & Turf, 3 Private Applicator Ag, 3 Limited Lawn & Ornamental, 3 Limited Landscape Maintenance, 3 Commercial Lawn & Ornamental.
View/download the workshop flyer (PDF).
Registration is $30.00 for the workshop (includes lunch), or $10.00 for half day (no lunch). Participants can register online (for an additional fee), or call 352-337-6209. There are no refunds for registration costs.
Green Industries Best Management Practices Certification Training Program – February 9, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Florida law states that all commercial fertilizer applicators must have a certificate from FDACS. To get this certificate, each commercial applicator must be trained in the GI-BMPs and receive a certificate of completion for UF/IFAS and FDEP.
View/download the training program flyer (PDF).
Registration is $25.00 (includes lunch and materials). Participants can register online (for an additional fee), or call 352-337-6209. There are no refunds for registration costs.
Introductory Beekeeping – February 18, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the UF Bee Unit (2895 S.W. 23rd Terrace, Gainesville
Classes are designed for beginner and intermediate beekeepers. The classes are scheduled to help manage the needs of the hive throughout the year. Live bees will be used; please dress in protective clothing.
View/download the class flyer (PDF).
Registration costs and program locations vary (please see the flyer for details). Participants can register online (for an additional fee), or call 352-337-6209. There are no refunds for registration costs.
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.