What is World Pest Day?
Today, June 6th, is National World Pest Day! World Pest Day was first celebrated on June 6, 2017 and has since become an annual event. The day is recognized to bring awareness to the problems pests can cause and the ... READ MORE
How do you identify pest insects? What kind of nutritional problems are common on palms? What happens to herbicides after they are applied? What is biological control? What are some best management practices for turf? This six-week webinar series ... READ MORE
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
If you are new to the landscaping industry, agriculture, starting a business in pest control, or work for a government, then you may need a pesticide applicator license.
Who's in charge?
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services ... READ MORE
There are multiple ways in which you could earn Continued Education Units (CEUs) to renew your pesticide license online. You can visit any of the websites below for online CEUs:
University of Florida Online CEUs through the IFAS Catalog. ... READ MORE
Two local helicopter pilots called UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County in a bit of a frenzy. Stan Yearly and Dustin Johnson, Orlando based helicopter pilots, were summoned by Midwest farmers in need of skilled aviators. In two weeks, the farmers ... READ MORE
Fertilizers 101 is a program designed for fertilizer applicators and landscape professionals with a focus on fertilizer types, release mechanisms, timing, application methods, and impact on the environment and the health of landscapes. During ... READ MORE