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2023 GI-BMP in Orange County


January 30, 2023

That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County and beyond! Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. That means ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2023 Classes, Certified Instructor, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Classes, Clean Water, Continuing Education, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Class, Fertilizer Training, GIBMP, Grass, Grass Class, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Green Industry, Hwooten, Orange County, Regulated Fertilizer, Train, Trainer, Training, Turf, Turfgrass, Water, Water Glass
February 2023 classes and events at U F I F A S Extension Brevard County

February 2023 Class List


January 23, 2023

Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office for some fun learning experiences this February! Below is our current class list for the month. Right of Way Pest Control Certification Review & Exam February 1  |  8 am – 5:00 ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: Backyard Chicken, Better Money Habits, Budgeting, Canning, Car Seats, Cheese, Cheese Making, Child Safety, Equine, Finances, Fitness, Fitness Challenge, GIBMP, Horse Trailer, Horses, Hunter Safety, LCLM, Mayors Fitness Challenge, My Brevard Yard, My Brevard Yard Site Visits, Personal Finance, Pest Control, Pesticide License, Poultry, Pressure Canning, Soil Health, Soil Improvement, Spring Into Fitness, Trailer Safety, Urban Farming, Water Bath Canning

Fertilizer is Regulated. Become a Certified Applicator. Take GI-BMP Class on 12/15/22


November 7, 2022

That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. In Orange County, Florida, there ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Applicator, Best Management Practices, Best Prectices, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Applicator, Fertilizer License, Florida Friendly, GI-BMP, GIBMP, Hwooten, Landscape, Plants, Turf, Turfgrass

Fertilizer RESTRICTED in Orange County 6/1-9/30


June 30, 2022

No nitrogen or phosphorus fertilizers in Orange County landscapes 6/1 - 9/30 because too much of it ends up in our water. The reason we have fertilizer regulation is because water quality is measured and managed, and pollution levels are ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: BMP, BMPs, Cflandscapes, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Blackout, Fertilizer Ordinance, FFL, Florida Friendly, FYN, GI-BMP, GIBMP, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscaping, Nitrogen, Ocenews, Ocextension, Orange County, Ordinance, Phosphorus, Pollution, Turf, Turf Fertilizer, Water

GI-BMP Class in SPANISH 6/22/22


May 12, 2022

El fertilizante es regulado en la Florida y en Orange County. Cada persona que aplica fertilizantes por contrato por ley está obligado obtener una certificación para la aplicacion de fertilizantes. El fertilizante está regulado porque sabemos ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Applicator, Best Management Practices, BMP BMPs, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Clases, Clases En Espanol, Commercial, Español, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Applicator, Fertilizer License, FFL, Florida, Florida Friendly, GIBMP, Green Industries, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Hwooten, Landscape, Ornamentals, Plants, Spanish, Spanish Class, Turf, Turfgrasses

Institutional Applicators–Getting into compliance!


May 10, 2022

The Orange County Board of County Commissioners voted to update the Orange County Fertilizer Applicators Ordinance during Spring 2022. Commercial, for hire, fertilizer applicators AND institutional fertilizer applicators that need to apply fertilizer ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Applicators, BMP, BMPs, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Applicator, Fertilizer Applicators, Fertilizer Ordinance, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, GIBMP, Horticulture, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Bmps, Landscape Management, Lawn, Orange County, Ordinance
Florida lawn Photo credit: Anne Yasalonis, UF/IFAS Extension

La Licencia de Pesticidas que Necesitas en la Industria Verde de la Florida (GI)


November 2, 2021

Florida tiene más de 30 tipos diferentes de licencias de pesticidas. A veces resulta confuso comprender qué licencia se necesita para un aplicador de pesticidas específico. Aquí en el estado la Florida, para certificarte como aplicador de ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Español, Florida Lawns, GIBMP, Lawn And Garden, LCLM, LLO, Ornamental And Turf, PCO Lawn & Ornamental, Pesticide Training, Pesticides
Florida lawn Photo credit: Anne Yasalonis, UF/IFAS Extension

The Pesticide License You Need in the Florida Green Industry (GI)


November 2, 2021

Florida has more than 30 different types of pesticide licenses. Sometimes it is confusing to understand what license is needed for a specific pesticide applicator. Here in Florida, to be a certify pesticide applicator in the Green Industry, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Florida Lawns, GIBMP, Lawn And Garden, LCLM, LLO, Ornamental And Turf, PCO Lawn & Ornamental, Pesticide Training, Pesticides
landscaper planting/weeding. Article discusses the value of licensing and certifications for professional landscapers

Homeowners value licensed/certified green industry professionals


September 24, 2021

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, GIBMP, Green Industry, Martin County, Pesticides, UF IFAS Extension

Consider Getting Vaccinated Before the Holiday Season!


August 2, 2021

Think about the holidays this year and have these dates in mind for peace of mind! I think we all need laughter and hugs, a turkey overdose, and some quality family time together spent yelling at the football game on TV. Before that, maybe you ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cflandscapes, COVID, Covid-19, Employees, Employers, GI-BMP, GIBMP, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Landscape, Landscapers, Lanw Maintenance, Lawn, Lawn Maintenance Business, Lawnworkers, PCO, Pest Management, Pesticide Applicators, Planning, Professional, Vaccine

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