Category: Professional Development

Haiti agricultural officials tour Florida

  Research officials from Haiti’s Ministry of Agriculture and an R&D center crisscrossed the Sunshine State recently to soak up knowledge about the University of Florida’s agricultural research and education centers, Florida agribusinesses, state regulation and natural resource… Read More

Consider a NATA workshop in celebration of Gopher Tortoise Day on April 10

Gopher tortoises: A keystone species Did you know that Gopher Tortoise Day is next week on April 10? This day strives to bring awareness to this protected and threatened species in Florida in an effort to encourage their… Read More

Spanish Course: Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (“Roundup” certificate) CEUs & Exam

A pesticide application course taught in Spanish is being offered on March 29th, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. This is a licensing class and exam for commercial landscape maintenance employees who need to apply pesticides in landscape beds…. Read More

Haitian businesses learn space-age innovation to improve food handling

When they signed up for an intensive two-day training on food handling and processing, Haitian business operators didn’t know they were about to learn an innovation developed by the U.S. space program. No, it wasn’t rocket science or… Read More

Food Science & Human Nutrition Updates Recall Manual for Food Businesses

The Food Science and Human Nutrition Department of the University of Florida has assembled a manual to assist food businesses, in all stages in the food chain to conduct rapid and effective product recalls. Link to the Food… Read More

CLASS: Green industries best management practices (BMPs)

This class is designed to provide training in Green Industry Best Management Practices (GI-BMPs) for anyone working in the lawn, landscape, pest control, or municipal grounds areas. Best Management Practices are focused on reducing non-point source pollution resulting… Read More