November Agriculture and Natural Resources Program

row cropThe UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture and Natural Resources Program for November 2020. This program is being offered by Dr. Kevin Korus, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent.

Private Applicator & Agricultural Row Crops – A Review – November 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (with Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent), at the Freedom Community Center (Veterans Park, 7340 S.W. 41st Place, Gainesville)

This workshop is designed to provide training for the private applicator agricultural pest control license. The private applicator license is required for anyone that applies restricted use pesticides to their own farm, greenhouse or nursery. There will be no exams offered this day.

Up to 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be offered for applicators that already have their licenses. CEUs include: General Standard Core, Ag Row Crop, and Private Applicator. 

The registration fee is $25.00. Participants must register online (those needing assistance with registering can call the Extension Office at 352-955-2402) by November 13. A late fee of $10.00 will be applied for registrations after November 13 or if paying at the door. This class is limited to 20 participants. There will be no refunds for the registration fee.

COVID-19 Precautions: Participants must practice social distancing during this event including wearing facial coverings to enter the facility and while indoors. Those who cannot wear a facial covering must contact the agents for online alternatives for Continued Education Units.

For more information about this program, contact Dr. Kevin Korus, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County, at 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office website for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.

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