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COMMERCIAL - GI-BMP Certification Class

UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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Commercial Landscape Professional 50 Tickets Oct 11, 2016 $25.00 $0.00
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GI-BMP Certification Class


Exam Prep 8:00am - 3:00pm

(Lunch Included)

Exam Session 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This class is required by Manatee County to provide training in Fertilizer Best Management Practices for anyone working in the landscape maintenance industry who applies fertilizers. It is focused on reducing non-point source pollution resulting from landscape maintenance activities. This class is also known as the GI-BMP class or Green Industry Best Management Practice class.


The GI-BMP class helps professionals meet the requirements of the Manatee County fertilizer ordinance #11-21. The ordinance requires that all fertilizer applicators working for commercial companies, governments and in-house employees of private companies obtain the Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer (LCULCF)

Following completion of this training, you will be given a post-test to determine knowledge learned. If the post-test is successfully completed, you will be mailed a certificate of completion.


The Florida GI-BMP Certification Exam requires a passing grade (70%).


For all attendees, it is important that you bring the following completed items to the class: 



CEUs (maximum 4):

  •  2 Core
  •  2 Private Applicator
  •  2 Ornamental & Turf
  •  2 Limited Lawn & Ornamental
  •  2 Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance
  •  2 Commercial Lawn & Ornamental
  •  2 Limited Urban Fertilizer


This certification must be renewed every 4 years either by testing or with 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).


If you have any questions pertaining to class information or CEUs, please contact Veronica at 941-722-4524 or email veronica1303@ufl.edu.


Registration is required.  You may register on-line with credit card or register to pay at the door with cash or check (no credit card at door).  Make checks payable to "Friends of Extension".


If the class has low registration, it may be cancelled. You will be notified.

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UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County
1303 17th Street West
Palmetto, FL 34221

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County

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. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county’s UF/IFAS Extension office. U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.

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