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Upcoming Events

Special Programs with CEUs

May 10-11, 2018 Panama City “Commercial Lawn & Ornamental Workshop” This two-day workshop is designed to introduce potential Commercial Lawn & Ornamental Pest Control examinees to the new study material introduced for the revised FDACS exam.

Although this class will focus on review material for the Commercial L&O exam, topics will be useful for any professional working in the landscape industry. Attendees can participate for one or both days, agenda is ere: 2018 CEU Commercial L&O Flyer. Tickets range from $100-$175/each, register online at

For questions about this class, please contact Julie McConnell at

June 20, 2018 Jay, West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC) “2018 Gulf Coast Turfgrass Expo & Field Day” Don’t miss a chance to see turfgrass research updates and earn CEUs at the annual Gnatfest!  Register online


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.


April 16, 2016 – Crestivew. CEU Training for pesticide and fertilizer licenses. Contact Sheila Dunning for details at or 850-689-5850. Register online

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.

April 26, 2018 – Crestview “Limited Pesticide Training and Exam: Limited Lawn & Ornamental and Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance” Crestview Limited Flyer 042618 To register online through Eventbrite or contact Sheila Dunning at 850-689-5850 or

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 18, 2018 – Panama City register online at contact Julie McConnell at 850-784-6105 or 


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