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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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Gear Up for Leon County Extension’s Garden Educator Training Series

The Garden Educator Training Series helps garden leaders start or improve their school or community garden. Photo by Molly Jameson.   By Tiffany Torres Tiffany Torres is the Family Nutrition Program Northwest District Food Systems Specialist with UF/IFAS Extension. With the cooler months of fall upon us, school gardens across the Panhandle are beginning to …

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Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- Sept. 18-22

Hosted at the UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Office 615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, FL 32301 The Big Bend Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Gadsden, Leon, Jefferson, and Wakulla Extension agents. This series of workshops will rotate between the four host counties on a yearly basis. They will serve both as review classes for anyone interested in …

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Applying Pesticides Correctly- Core Training May 12

A tractor spraying pesticides on rows of tomatoes. UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones. FAMU Research & Extension Center 4259 Bainbridge Highway – Quincy, FL 32352 4 CORE CEUs $ 10/person Registration Fee The General Standards Core is one of two exams that must be passed to obtain an FDACS restricted use pesticide (RUP) applicator license. …

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Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series March 14,17,18, 23

Hosted at the Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, FL The Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, and Gadsden extension agents. Occurring every March, the host county for the pesticide series will rotate each year. These trainings will serve both as review classes for anyone interested in obtaining …

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Preparation for Horse Training Begins in the Mouth

Hiring an experienced professional to perform routine dentistry prior to the bitting process may be one of your best training techniques. Adam Johnson, Equine Dental Care demonstrated how professionals care for teeth at the Horse Expo held in Marianna. Photo credit: Doug Mayo Lame in the mouth Head bob is a widely recognized indicator of …

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Africanized Honey Bee First Responder Training May 8

The UF/IFAS Beekeeping in the Panhandle team is offering an Africanized Honey Bee Emergency Response Training on May 8, 2015 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Central, at the UF/IFAS Extension Washington County office, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428. This training is important not only because of the potential for accidents involving Africanized bees, …

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Escambia and Santa Rosa Offer Pesticide Training February 25

Attendees will learn the basics of applying pesticides correctly and will be able to take the exams (Private Applicator and Core) necessary to become certified private applicators by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). WHO NEEDS A LICENSE? Anyone using or supervising the use of restricted use pesticides on agricultural or related sites in Florida needs a …

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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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Core, Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Training & Exam July 31, 2014

Core, Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Training & Exam July 31, 2014 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ***** 2 CEUs available in CORE and 2 CEUs available in O&T***** Location: Washington County Extension Office, at the  Agriculture Center 1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, Fl. Suite A East Wing Conference Room   To Register Contact Matt or Cynthia at …

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