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Upcoming Events

Specialty Classes

January 16-17, 2018 – Florida Irrigation Society Exam Preparation Webinar: Technical. Register online

February 6-8, 2018 – Florida Irrigation Society Exam Preparation Webinar: Business and Finance. Register online

February 7-8, 2018 – First Annual Florida Ornamental IPM Workshop, Gainesville, one day or two day ticket options $23-37/each. UF/IFAS Extension Specialists are offering this workshop with classroom and hands-on components. FDACS CEUs available. Register online.

February 23, 2018 – Chainsaw Specialist Workshop, Cinco Bayou (Okaloosa County), $25/person, group rate available. Call 850-240-2829 to register. Detailed flyer Chain saw specialist 2018 flyer.

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. You can also search for classes through FDACS.

January 17, 2018 – Mobile, AL “Gulf States Horticultural Expo Education Sessions” Agendas and registration information here.

February 1, 2018 – Crestview “Landscape Fertilizer Training” Limited Urban Fertilizer CEU opportunity. To register contact Sheila Dunning at 850-689-5850 or sdunning@ufl.edu. Flyer with agenda can be found here.

February 13, 2018- Milton “FTGA Milton Turf Seminar” Register online here. For questions contact Heather Russo 863-688-9413.

February 14, 2018Tallahassee “FTGA Tallahassee Turf Seminar” Register online here. For questions contact Heather Russo 863-688-9413.

February 15, 2018 – Panama City “Green Industries Continuing Education Day” Attend all day for pesticide and fertilizer CEUs or just the session you need. Custom tickets available at https://ufifasbayceus021518.eventbrite.com. For questions please contact Julie McConnell at 850-784-6105 or juliebmcconnell@ufl.edu 

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, Limited Lawn & Ornamental, and RUP Ornamental & Turf 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.
    • If you already have your pesticide license and need renewal CEUs, please see those classes listed above.

January 22, 2018 – Fort Walton Beach, Ewing Irrigation.  Review and exams for Limited Lawn & Ornamental and Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance. To register contact Sheila Dunning at 850-689-5850 or sdunning@ufl.edu.

January 30, 2018 – Panama City Review and exams for Limited Lawn & Ornamental and Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance. Register online at https://ufifasbaypesticidejan2018.eventbrite.com or contact Julie McConnell at 850-784-6105 or juliebmcconnell@ufl.edu 

February 14, 2018 – DeFuniak Springs Review and exams for Limited Lawn & Ornamental and Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance. Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/limited-pesticide-training-and-exam-tickets-41759441614 or contact Daniel Leonard at 850-892-8172 or d.leonard@ufl.edu Details about what to bring to class can be found here.

February 26, 2018 – Crestview “General Standards Core and Ornamental & Turf Review and Exams” To register 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)

March 1, 2018 – Panama City register online at https://gibmp_030118_bay.eventbrite.com or contact Julie McConnell at 850-784-6105 or juliebmcconnell@ufl.edu 

 

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