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Upcoming Events

Florida Turfgrass Association Great CEU Round-up July 26th!

  • This full day of education is available in multiple counties throughout the state using video conferencing technology. Lunch is included with registration.
  • Northwest District participating counties are Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Santa Rosa, and Walton.
  • Approved CEUs:
    • FDACS maximum of 6 total in following categories: 4- Ag Row or Ag Tree; 5-LLO, LCLM, CL&O, Aquatic, Natural Areas, O&T, Right-of-Way, Forest; 6 – Private Ag, Aerial Ag, Demo & Research, or Regulatory Pest Control
    • CCA 6 PM
    • FNGLA 4
  • Pre-registration is $50/person Industry Professional, $30 Municipal Employee, or $15 UF/IFAS Employee. Register online here be sure to select location you want to attend. 

UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Turfgrass Expo and Field Day July 27th (new date)!

  • Visit the UF West Florida Research & Education Center to learn about advances in turfgrass management. See turf test plots and hear the results and trends observed from researchers first hand.
  • Approved CEUs:
    • FDACS – max number depends on tour chosen – categories: Core (482 & 487), Limited Fertilizer, Ornamental & Turf, Private Ag, Commercial L&O, LLO, LCLM
    • Alabama Pesticide 
    • GCSAA PDI
    • Register online!

Limited Pesticide Training and Exams

      • If you need to test for Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM), you must attend all day to earn the 6 CEUs required to take this exam.  Exams will be available for LCLM and for LLO (Limited Lawn & Ornamental) pesticide licensing at the end of the session.
      • Study materials for Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance and Limited Lawn & Ornamental exams can be purchased through the IFAS Bookstore. The recommended study guides are Applying Pesticides Correctly: A Guide for Pesticide Applicators (CORE) and Ornamental and Turfgrass Pest Management. Both books can be ordered online.

*August 1, 2017Tallahassee contact Mark Tancig or Genice Harris at 850-606-5200 or register online (*this class is offering 4-hour license renewal option)
September 13, 2017Crestview contact Sheila Dunning at 850-689-5850 or
sdunning@ufl.edu
September 26, 2017Panama City contact Julie McConnell at 850-784-6105 or juliebmcconnell@ufl.edu Register online.
October 30, 2017 – Defuniak Springs contact Daniel Leonard at 850-892-8172 or d.leonard@ufl.edu.
November 2, 2017Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties (location TBD) contact Beth Bolles at 850-475-5230 or bbolles@ufl.edu in Escambia County or Blake Thaxton at 850-623-6151 or bthaxton@ufl.edu
November 29, 2017Crestview contact Sheila Dunning at 850-689-5850 or sdunning@ufl.edu

GI-BMP (Green Industry Best Management Practices)

      • Required training to apply for Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer which will be required to apply fertilizers or other soil amendments commercially beginning January 1, 2014
      • CEUs for Core and Commercial L&O, O&T, LCLM, Limited L&O, Limited Urban Fertilizer, or Private Applicator-Ag

Online training available at Green Industries Best Management Practices (online training does not give CEUs)

September 20, 2017 – DeFuniak Springs contact Daniel Leonard at 850-892-8172 or daniel.leonard@ufl.edu
October 4, 2017 – Crestview contact Sheila Dunning at 850-689-5850 or sdunning@ufl.edu
October 24,  2017 – Panama City
 contact Julie McConnell at 850-784-6105 or juliebmcconnell@ufl.edu or pay online through Eventbrite.

CEU (Continuing Education Unit) Classes for License Renewal

      • Classes listed here will cover multiple topics that are designed to increase your knowledge about horticulture topics and have been approved by FDACS (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services) for specific CEUs *unless noted.
      • Please be sure you know what CEUs you need for your particular license – not all classes will apply toward all licenses! Contact your county extension agent or the class organizer if you need assistance determining if a class is appropriate for your needs.

July 21, 2017 –  Free Landscape & Tree Workshop, Panama City approved for FNGLA and ISA (Certified Arborist, BCMA Practice, Municipal Specialist, TW Climber Specialist) CEUS; FDACS CEUs pending. Register online https://pc_trees.eventbrite.com
August 24, 2017 – CEU Class for License Renewal, Crestview 
contact Sheila Dunning at 850-689-5850 or sdunning@ufl.edu
October 10, 2017 – CEU Class for License Renewal: Troubleshooting Landscapes, Panama City
 contact Julie McConnell at 850-784-6105 or juliebmcconnell@ufl.edu or pay online through Eventbrite. Approved for 4 CEUs maximum; 2 each in following categories:Core; LLO, LCLM, O&T, Comm. L&O, or Private Ag
November 9, 2017 – CEU Class for License Renewal, Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties (location TBD) contact Beth Bolles at 850-475-5230 or bbolles@ufl.edu in Escambia County or Blake Thaxton at 850-623-6151 or bthaxton@ufl.edu
November 15, 2017 – CEU Class for License Renewal, DeFuniak Springs, contact Daniel Leonard at 850-892-8172 or 
daniel.leonard@ufl.edu

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