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Category: Professional Development

How to get the Manatee County Landscape BMP for the Fertilizer Ordinance while Social Distancing

Who Needs the LBMP? All landscape maintenance professionals in Manatee County that ARE NOT applying fertilizer (other than clerical or administrative staff) must individually obtain a Landscape Best Management Practices (Landscape BMP) certification from the Manatee County Extension… Read More

Volunteer Training Series: Virtual Tools for Interactive Education

Right now you’re probably trying to figure out exactly how it is that the club year will go. And if you’re like me, you’re struggling to wrap your head around exactly how we’ll be able to take all… Read More

From Participants to Counselors: Three CALS Students Return to the Florida Youth Institute

Each year, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) hosts a week-long summer program for high-school students to learn about food insecurity on a local and global scale, experience Florida agriculture and natural resources, and share ideas… Read More

Small Steps to an Inclusive Community

Co-Authors: Alicia Betancourt, Linda Seals, Carol Roberts and Ramona Madhosingh-Hector   Is your community an inclusive community? In times of crisis, topics like diversity, equity and inclusion can get pushed to the sidelines. Sometimes the crisis itself is… Read More

Next Stop Job! Announcing Skills Training Program for Teens

The 2020 school year ended quite different than any high school students could have predicted. And now that it has ended, students will consider how to spend their time this summer. The “Next Stop: Job!” curriculum teaches youth… Read More