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CEUs and Certification: Green Industries Best Management Practices

Polk County pesticide applicators enjoy professional development and learning

Why do landscape professionals and the property owners they serve need to know more about the Green Industries Best Management Practices? Concerns about excessive nutrients and Florida’s water quality have led to increased focus on the use of… Read More

Request a speaker for your adult or youth group

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Are you looking for a speaker for your civic organization, club, or school classroom? Consider a gardening program from UF/IFAS Extension Polk County.  We have a variety of gardening and landscaping programs for all ages. To request a… Read More

Private Pesticide Applicator License- Is it for you?

pumpkin patch

The Private Pesticide Applicator License is a Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) license that allows for the purchase and application of Restricted Use Pesticides needed for the production of an agricultural product.  This license covers applications on farms raising a host of… Read More

Join us for the SWFL Small Farmer Network Meeting @ True Blue Winery and Bistro!

Group walking through a blueberry field

The Southwest Florida Small Farm Network is celebrating over ten years of grassroots meetings connecting small and beginning farmers to practical education, resources and community. Howard and Fatima Gill are the adorable couple that will offer us a… Read More