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GI-BMP Training & Exam (Green Industries Best Management Practices)

UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County

Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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This provides the training and testing necessary to obtain a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer (LCULCF). FL Senate Bill 494 requires all commercial fertilizer applicators to have a LCULCF by January 1, 2014.


This program teaches the Best Management Practices for anyone working, supervising or advising in the lawn, landscape, pest control, or municipal grounds areas. The training is focused on reducing non-point source pollution resulting from fertilization or pesticide application.


Anyone who applies fertilizer commercially is required to have GI-BMP Certification.


The Hillsborough County Landscape Management and Fertilizer Use Rule and the City of Tampa Fertilizer Ordinance require all commercial, governmental and institutional fertilizer applicators to be GI-BMP certified and that work vehicles be identified with a vehicle decal.


The fertilizer rules and ordinances apply to all residents and owners of urban property, not just commercial applicators.


Many Counties have adopted Fertilizer Use and Landscape Management Ordinances; check your County for details.


BMP certification will be awarded to those passing the exam, usually within 30 days of taking the exam.



GI-BMP Manual (It is strongly recommended that you obtain and study this GI-BMP manual prior to attending class). Click here to download your copy.

The training is offered at $30 to general professionals and at $20 to governmental employees.


A maximum of 4 CEUs can be earned by attending this class. Attendees will earn 2 CORE and may select their 2 additional CEUs from: Pvt. App. Ag., O&T, LL&O, LCLM, or Comm. L&O.


The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution.


Have questions about GI-BMP Training & Exam (Green Industries Best Management Practices)? Contact UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County

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UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension

FL 33584

Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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