In this Issue:
  • Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- CEUs & Exams – September 17-20
  • Certified Pile Burner Course – Blountstown – August 8
  • Marketing Weaned calves through the Alabama SAFE Sale
  • Still Need the Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training?
  • Gulf County Core Pesticide Safety Training – April 11
  • Certification

    Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- CEUs & Exams – September 17-20

    North Florida Research and Education Center (155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351)

    The Big Bend Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Gadsden, Leon, and Jefferson County Extension agents. The series is scheduled for September 17-20th and will take place this year in Quincy at the North Florida Research and Education Center.

    This series …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/07/20/big-bend-pesticide-training-series-ceus-exams-september-17-20/

    Certified Pile Burner Course – Blountstown – August 8

    The Florida Forest Service (FFS) and University of Florida IFAS Extension will be conducting a Certified Pile Burners Course on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. This course will show you how to burn piles legally, safely and efficiently.  Most importantly, it could save a life.  If you burn piles regularly, don’t put off registering for this …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/01/certified-pile-burner-course-blountstown-august-8/

    Marketing Weaned calves through the Alabama SAFE Sale

    Cow-calf ranchers have an opportunity to add value to the weaned calves they sell, through a cooperative board sale.  For the past 24 years cattle producers in Southeast Alabama, Southwest Georgia, and Northwest Florida have joined together to form marketing groups that jointly offer weaned calves in groups.  The main concept of these board …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/20/2018-alabama-safe-sale-and-upcoming-bqa-training-april-24/

    Still Need the Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training?

    Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered new dicamba herbicide product formulations for making applications to dicamba tolerant cotton and soybean crops. As a result, many states were overwhelmed with drift complaints regarding sensitive crops. This led to the 2018 EPA announcement requiring that anyone who wishes to apply dicamba to dicamba tolerant …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/06/still-need-the-mandatory-dicamba-resistant-crop-training/

    Gulf County Core Pesticide Safety Training – April 11

    All licensed pesticide applicators must accrue core plus category CEUs to maintain their license for renewal.  A less popular option is re-taking the exams to keep the certification. On April 11, 2018, applicators have the opportunity to earn all the necessary core CEUs to renew their license at one training session.  The training …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/16/gulf-county-core-pesticide-training-april-11/