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Need Pesticide CEUs? Attend The Great CEU Round-Up July 26

The Great CEU Round-Up, July 26, 2017 8:30am-4pm EDT It’s that time of year again, the Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) and UF/IFAS are partnering to present The Great CEU Round-Up. This program is designed to allow pesticide license holders to earn up to six CEUs across multiple categories, this all day program will be streamed …

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Private/Core Pesticide Applicator Training – April 28th

Are you in need of CEUs for renewal of your restricted use pesticide license? If you do not have a license, are you interested in obtaining one? The UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County office will be offering restricted use pesticide applicator training on April 28th in two separate sessions to accommodate the varying needs of participants.  …

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Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series – March 13, 14, 16, 17

The Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series is an annual collaboration between Holmes, Washington, Jackson, and Calhoun County Extension Agents. Anyone interested in obtaining a restricted use pesticide license or CEUs for an existing license is welcome to attend.  This year’s series will be held in Bonifay at the Holmes County Extension Office. CEUs and examinations to …

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Private/Core Pesticide Applicator Training- February 22

Are you in need of CEUs for renewal of your restricted use pesticide license? If you do not have a license, are you interested in obtaining one? UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension will be offering restricted use pesticide applicator training on February 22nd  in two separate sessions, to accommodate the varying needs of participants.  You can …

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Escambia – Santa Rosa Pesticide Applicator Class – February 24

Are you in need of a private pesticide applicator’s license?  Lacking a few CEUs for license renewal?   Please join us at the annual Escambia-Santa Rosa Pesticide Applicator class on February 24, 2017.  This year, our meeting will be held at the Walnut Hill Community Center (Ruritan), located at 7850 Highway 97 in Walnut Hill, Florida. …

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Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- September 6-9th

Pesticide Training Series Hosted at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research & Education Center 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351 The Big Bend Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Gadsden, Leon, Jefferson, and Wakulla Extension agents. This series of workshops will rotate between the four host counties on a yearly basis. They will serve both as review classes …

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Earn Pesticide License CEUs – Attend the Great CEU Round-Up

UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones. The Great CEU Round-Up July 27, 2016 8am-4pm EDT It’s that time of year again, the Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) and UF/IFAS have teamed up to present The Great CEU Round-Up. Designed to allow pesticide license holders to earn up to six CEUs, this all day program will be streamed …

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Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series March 14,17,18, 23

Hosted at the Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, FL The Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, and Gadsden extension agents. Occurring every March, the host county for the pesticide series will rotate each year. These trainings will serve both as review classes for anyone interested in obtaining …

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Mothballs are a Pesticide

Many homeowners and gardeners think of mothballs as a quick fix when trying to control indoor pest problems or wildlife incursions. There are problems with using mothballs for this purpose. Mothballs are made up of Naphthalene. The EPA has the following statement about Naphthalene, the active ingredient in mothballs:     Notice “Naphthalene is associated …

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Evaluating Kaolin As a Pesticide

Figure 1. Kaolin applied to tomato (photograph by Joe Funderburk) Joe Funderburk, Professor of Entomology, North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy Kaolin (a naturally occurring mined mineral) is an aluminosilicate particle film that is applied directly onto crops (Figure 1). The film acts through multiple modes of action to reduce insects and disease. Modes …

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