CLASS: Meet the plant — Cucurbitaceae

pumpkins, melons, gourds and other cucurbitaceae

Our ‘Meet the Plant’ Series is an introduction to plant families of important agricultural and cultural crop plants. Each month, we will discuss the natural history, center of origin, phytochemistry, and agricultural history of different species within the… Read More

CLASS: Marine fisheries regulations and management

marine fish swimming

This multi-agency workshop on April 23 will feature information about and training on marine fisheries management and regulations. Register early through ufsarasotaext.eventbrite.com to reserve your seat for an event with a wide range of valuable information, including: Florida… Read More

CLASS: Limited commercial “Roundup” license seminar and exam

If you do landscape maintenance for hire, on private or commercial properties, and wish to apply pesticides (including Roundup), this six-hour training class is required to obtain the Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) license (commonly called the “Roundup… Read More

New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Installed with County Rebates

Three local organizations have taken advantage of a county incentive program to install electric vehicle charging stations at reduced costs while providing enhanced services to their visitors.  Thanks to Sarasota County’s ChargeUp!  program, five new charging stations with… 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