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Farm Food Safety Certification Training – October 26

Attendance at an FDA compliant food safety training is required for fruit and vegetable farms that have an annual value of produce sold (based on a three year average) of $ 25,000 (adjusted for inflation) or more.  The compliance date for some farms is as early as January 1, 2020 which seems like a long …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/10/14/farm-food-safety-certification-training-october-26/

Gear Up for Leon County Extension’s Garden Educator Training Series

The Garden Educator Training Series helps garden leaders start or improve their school or community garden. Photo by Molly Jameson.   By Tiffany Torres Tiffany Torres is the Family Nutrition Program Northwest District Food Systems Specialist with UF/IFAS Extension. With the cooler months of fall upon us, school gardens across the Panhandle are beginning to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/18/gear-up-for-leon-county-extensions-garden-educator-training-series/

Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- Sept. 18-22

Hosted at the UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Office 615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, FL 32301 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 for anyone interested in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/29/big-bend-pesticide-training-series-sept-18-22/

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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The Florida Master Naturalist Program Training Local AmeriCorps Volunteers

By: Laura Tiu and Sheila Dunning   For the second year in a row, University of Florida Extension Agents Sheila Dunning (horticulture) and Laura Tiu (marine science) taught a Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) Coastal Module to a newly recruited AmeriCorps group in Okaloosa and Walton counties. The AmeriCorps members have been recruited to work …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/31/the-florida-master-naturalist-program-training-local-americorps-volunteers/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/04/central-panhandle-pesticide-training-series-march-13-14-16-17/

Alabama Cooperative Extension offers Training for use of Dicamba and 2,4-D Resistant Crops

Alabama Cooperative Extension will offer training for anyone who will be applying auxin herbicides to dicamba or 2,4-D tolerant crops. While mandatory for Alabama farmers, Florida farmers can also attend these educational classes.  See the table below for the date, time, and location closest to you.  All Alabama producers that are planning on using this …

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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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Farm Food Safety Certification Training – February 13

A Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training is scheduled for Monday, February 13 at the Jackson County Extension Office in Marianna, FL.  The PSA Grower Training curriculum is approved by the FDA to meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. Who Should Attend? – Fruit and vegetable growers with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/07/farm-food-safety-certification-training-february-13/

Alabama Food Safety Training November 3

The Mobile County Extension Office will be hosting a Food Safety Training Class on Thursday, November 3 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.  The Class will be held at the Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center, 8300 State Highway 104, Fairhope, AL 36532. The class will be conducted by Produce Safety Alliance trainers and will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/22/alabama-food-safety-training-november-3/

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