Media Release

July Agriculture & Natural Resources Programs

Friday, June 29, 2012 4:00 PM
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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture & Natural Resources Programs for July, 2012. These programs are offered by Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, at Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville).

Right of Way & Natural Areas Weed Control Workshop – July 24, from 9 a.m. to noon

Topics include: exotic weed identification, herbicides for Natural Areas & Right of Way, principles of vegetation management and herbicide calculations.

Registration fee to attend this class is $5.00 (includes light refreshments).  3 CEU’s Natural Area & Right of Way will be available.

Alachua County Summer Pond Workshop – July 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Topics include: fish identification and management, aquatic weed control and pond water quality.

Registration fee is $5.00 (includes hot dog dinner).

Please register at least three working days prior to these programs by calling 352-337-6209 (voicemail).

For more information about these programs call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations.  IFAS is a cooperative of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, the University of Florida, the Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners. 

Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations should contact the Extension Office at least 10 working days prior to the event so that special consideration can be given to the request.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).