Tag Archive: Certification

Farm Food Safety Certification Training – October 26

Attendance at an FDA compliant food safety training is required for fruit and vegetable farms that have an annual value of produce sold (based on a three year average) of $ 25,000 (adjusted for inflation) or more.  The compliance date for some farms is as early as January 1, 2020 which seems like a long …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/10/13/farm-food-safety-certification-training-october-26/

Organic Certification Cost Share Available for 2017

Funding Announcement The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has received funding from the 2017 National Organic Certification Cost Share Program (NOCCSP) , which is a program of the United State Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS). These funds will be used to reimburse growers, handlers, and processors for a portion of …

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Free Online BQA Certification through April 15

Cattle ranchers have a great training opportunity for both themselves, and their employees.  For a limited time, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc (BIVI) is covering the cost of Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training.  BQA is more than just giving shots correctly.  BQA means training everyone who works in the beef industry about humane animal handling, proper …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/05/free-online-bqa-certification-through-april-15/

Free BQA Certification Training through October 31

Cattle ranchers have a great training opportunity for both themselves, and their employees.  For a limited time, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc (BIVI) is covering the cost of up to $ 50 per person, for Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training.  BQA is more than just giving shots correctly.  BQA means training everyone who works in the …

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Limited Pesticide Certification Class – Tuesday April 22 – Washington County

UF IFAS Washington County Extension is offering a class for the  Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Pesticide license and the Limited Lawn and Ornamental license. Click here to download flyer In PDF Is it the license you need? If part of your business is applying herbicides (including Roundup) or certain pesticides to plant beds, the State of Florida …

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Forest Certification Workshops January 9 & 23

Forest Certification: Forests, Labels, Mills, & More 2 dates and 2 locations: January 9, 2014 – 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office, Marianna, FL January, 23 2014 (RESCHEDULED) – 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Walton County Extension Office, DeFuniak Springs, FL Consumers are increasingly concerned about the origins of the products they buy and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/21/forest-certification-workshops-january-9-23/

Forest Certification Workshops December 11 & January 9

Forest Certification: Forests, Labels, Mills & More 2 dates and locations: December 11, 2013 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Walton County Extension Office, DeFuniak Springs, FL January 9, 2014 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office, Marianna, FL Voluntary participation in forest certification programs is growing in Southeastern United States. The University of Florida IFAS …

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Forest Certification Workshop October 17

Forestry and Natural Resource Professionals, Voluntary participation in forest certification programs is growing in Southeastern United States. Forest managers and forest industry representatives need access to current information on these programs. To meet this need, the University of Florida IFAS is organizing and hosting a one-day workshop for foresters, managers of wood using mills, wood …

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