July Commercial Horticulture Programs
The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Commercial Horticulture programs for July 2022. These programs are being offered by Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent, at the Alachua County Ag Auditorium (22712 W. Newberry Road, Newberry) unless otherwise indicated.
Beekeeping: Pest and Disease Management – July 9, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory (1881 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville)
This workshop teaches the causes of honey bee colony losses, queen issues, and pest management. There will be a special emphasis on the Varroa Mite. Live bees will be used. Participants should dress in protective clothing (closed-toe shoes, long sleeves, and they should bring a beekeeping suit if they own one).
Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Workshop – July 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Workshop trains commercial landscape maintenance personnel to make correct pesticide applications to ornamentals and plant beds only. Attendance for the full day is required before sitting for the license exam.
Up to six Continuing Education Units will be available in the following categories: three General Standard/Core (Chapters 482 and 487), three Ornamental & Turf, three Limited Lawn & Ornamental, three Limited Landscape Maintenance, and three Commercial Lawn & Ornamental.
An Equal Opportunity Institution. UF/IFAS Extension, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Dr. Andra Johnson, Dean for UF/IFAS Extension. Single copies of UF/IFAS Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county UF/IFAS Extension offices.