In this Issue:
  • 2018 Florida Pecan Field Day – September 13
  • 2018 Extension Farm Field Day – August 10
  • Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- CEUs & Exams – September 17-20
  • The Great CEU Round-Up – July 25
  • Annual UF Peanut Field Day – August 23
  • Still Need the Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training?
  • Gulf County Core Pesticide Safety Training – April 11
  • Citrus Health Forum – April 19
  • Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training – March 16
  • 2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course Presentations and Highlights
  • CEU’s Offered

    2018 Florida Pecan Field Day – September 13

    The annual Florida Pecan Field Day and Florida Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting will be held on September 13, 2018 at the Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 W. Washington Hwy, Monticello, FL. Registration begins at 8:30 AM EDT and the program will begin at 9:00. Topics to be discussed include: insect and disease management, herbicide …

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    2018 Extension Farm Field Day – August 10

    On Friday, August 10th, the 2018 Extension Farm Field Day will take place at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center (4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, Jay, FL 32565). Registration starts at 8, with the field tours starting promptly at 8:30.

    The following topics will be covered:

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    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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    The Great CEU Round-Up – July 25

    The Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) and UF/IFAS Extension have partnered to present the Great CEU Round-Up on July 25, 2018 from 7:30- 3:00 CDT. Earn up to pesticide 6 CEUs across 13 license categories through this statewide program being broadcast to participating Extension Offices.  In the Panhandle these include Bay, Holmes,

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    Annual UF Peanut Field Day – August 23

    The annual UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 23, 2018, starting with registration at 7:30 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion.

    Certified crop advisor and pesticide CEUs will be available at registration. Organizers …

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    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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    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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    Citrus Health Forum – April 19

    The faculty and staff at the North Florida Research and Education Center would like to invite citrus producers to the Citrus Health Forum, to be held April 19, 2018, at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, in Quincy, Florida.  Potential attendees of this meeting will include citrus growers, nursery owners, extension agents, …

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    Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training – March 16

    Friday March 16, 2018 10:00 AM -12:00 PM Eastern, 9:00-11:00 Central Live Video Conference to be hosted simultaneously by UF/IFAS Extension Offices across North Florida

    Purpose of the Training

    In 2017, dicamba resistant crops were registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to receive dicamba herbicide applications over-the-top of growing cotton or soybean …

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    2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course Presentations and Highlights

    The annual Panhandle Row Crop Short Course was hosted by Jackson County Extension on Thursday, March 2, 2017.  Extension Specialists from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama spoke to attendees providing production recommendations and various management tips for row crops farmers. Continuing education units (CEUs) were offered at the event for those with a restricted use pesticide license (Florida, …

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