Forest landowners/mangers are invited to attend a Forestry Toolbox workshop in Chipley, Florida, on May 23, 2023. At the workshop you will receive the latest information on cost share programs from the Florida Forest Service and USDA-NRCS, along with forest vegetation management advice.
The workshop will be held at Washington County Agricultural Center (1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, FL). There is a $15 registration fee for the workshop. Online registration is required, see the link below to register.
The workshop has been approved for 2 Florida Pesticide License CEUs (1 CORE and 1 Private Applicator, Forestry, or Natural Areas). CFE and Master Logger (CLE) CEUs have also been applied for.
8:00-8:30 Breakfast and Registration
8:30-9:30 Forestry Cost Shares Presentations
8:30-9:00 Florida Forest Service
9:45-10:35 Forest Vegetation Management Options: Getting it Right, Getting it Done, and Meeting Objectives; Ian Stone UF/IFAS Extension Walton/Multi-County Agent Forestry Agent
10:40-11:05 Forestry Herbicide Selection and Use; Mark Mauldin, UF/IFAS Extension Washington County Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent
11:05-11:30 Certified Applicator Licensing Requirements; Understanding Laws and Liability Ethan Carter, UF/IFAS Extension Regional Specialized Agent for Integrated Pest Management
11:30-12:00 Calibration, Area Calculation, and Forestry Herbicide Application Demo