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Green Industry Best Management Practices Certification

University of Florida Lake County Extension

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Tavares, FL

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This workshop is designed to provide training in Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMPs) for anyone working in the lawn, landscape, pest control, or municipal grounds areas.  At the end 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 Green Industries BMP certificate of completion. Pesticide Applicator CEUs given at the end of class.

 

Certification offered by UF/ IFAS is voluntary; although mandatory by some cities and counties. Beginning January 1, 2014, any person applying commercial fertilizer for hire to an urban landscape must be certified through this program and incur a fee.

 

Attendees Receive:

*Up to 4 FDACS Pesticide Applicator CEUs

*Up to 4 FNGLA CEU’s

*A Certificate of Completion for the Florida-Friendly BMP Training (Note: MUST pass the post test)

  •  Lunch included in price of training
  •  Training materials and handouts

 

8:00 a.m.       Check in for class

8:15               Introduction and Pre-test

8:45-9:35       Overview

9:35-9:45       Break

9:45-11:05     Lawn and Landscape Cultural and Fertilization BMP

11:05-11:15   Break

11:15-12:05   Irrigation BMPs

12:05-12:40 p.m. Boxed Lunch (provided with fee)

12:40-1:30    Fertilizer BMPs

1:30-1:40     Break

1:40-2:30     Pesticide BMPs

2:30-2:45     Review

2:45-3:15     Post-Test and CEUs

Above schedule is subject to change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have questions about Green Industry Best Management Practices Certification? Contact University of Florida Lake County Extension

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Lake County Extension Office
1951 Woodlea Rd
Address Line 2
Tavares, FL 32778

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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