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Homeowners value licensed/certified green industry professionals

In 2020, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County recruited homeowners and homeowners’ associations (HOA’s) to participate in a survey of their preferences for licensed/certified green industry professionals. We found that many respondents valued licensing and best practices, but they hadn’t… Read More

Licensing & Certification for the Green Industry Professional

Green industry professionals work on residential and commercial landscapes, in garden centers and production nurseries, and more.  The work can be varied and involve specialized skills in pruning, mowing, irrigation maintenance/installation, pesticide and fertilizer application, etc. Sometimes what… Read More

Limited Urban Fertilizer Applicator Class (GI-BMP) Monday November 8th 2021

GI-BMP Monday, November 8th, 2021 UF /  IFAS Extension Washington County East Classroom Cost: $30 Bagged Lunch will be provided. Training begins at 8:30am CST Click Here To Register Online Click Here to download Agenda Covid 19 protocol… Read More

Landscape Industry Discussion of Water Use, Growth, and COVID-19 Impacts 

The 2021 Urban Landscape Summit kicked off with a State of the Landscape Industry panel. This first session provided an overview of today’s landscape industry conditions. Opening remarks and panel discussion focused on water use and growth around Florida. Panelists also discussed the… Read More

Seguro Médico para Agricultores y Trabajadores Agrícolas

Este artículo analiza algunas de las razones por las que los agricultores y los trabajadores agrícolas podrían beneficiarse especialmente de las oportunidades de obtener cobertura de seguro médico. Hasta el 15 de agosto de 2021, el seguro médico… Read More

Health Insurance for Farmers and Farmworkers

This article (also available in Spanish) discusses some of the reasons why farmers and farmworkers could especially benefit from opportunities to obtain health insurance coverage. Through August 15, 2021, health insurance is available through the Affordable Care Act… Read More

Medical Insurance Available Through August 15, 2021

If you don’t have health insurance or want to change your insurance coverage, read on for more information.  This article is also available in Spanish. What is the Affordable Care Act? Also known “Obamacare”, the Affordable Care Act… Read More

Seguro Médico Disponible Hasta Agosto 15, 2021

Si no tiene seguro médico o desea cambiarlo, lea para obtener más información. ¿Qué es la Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio? También conocida como “Obamacare”, La Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio (ACA)… Read More

Prevent Weeds! Use Mulch and Consider Pre-emergent Herbicides

Landscaping in Florida has a slow season and a grow season. Focus slow season attention on tasks aimed at preventing issues that will emerge in the grow season. I am talking about weed control! Weed integrated pest management… Read More

Hiring a Pesticide/Herbicide or Fertilizer Applicator: Choose Licensed

Why Choose Licensed? Did you know that the person you hire to apply fertilizers or pesticides (including herbicides) must be licensed in the state of Florida? Pesticide and fertilizer applicators must be licensed. Per Chapter 482 of the… Read More