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 will cover the answers to these questions and more! Continuing education units (CEUs) are also available for individuals that hold a pesticide applicator license.
WHAT: Landscape University!
WHEN: Thursdays from 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm, 1/21/21- 2/25/21. Six class series. Attend one class or all six!
WHERE: Virtual via Zoom
COST: $10 per individual class OR $35 for all six
APPROVED CEUs: Each class is approved for 1 CEU in CLO, LCLM, LLO, OT, or PA. Six classes available.
PRE- REGISTRATION REQUIRED: landscapeuniversity.eventbrite.com
Dr. Morgan Pinkerton is the UF/IFAS Extension Agent in Seminole County for Sustainble Agriculture and Food Systems. She is a graduate of the Doctor of Plant Medicine program and has had extensive training in pesticides and IPM. She is the pesticide exam coordinator for the county and is responsible for organizing and teaching CEU opportunities for FDACS pesticide license applicators.
Brooke Moffis is the UF/IFAS Extension Agent in Lake County for Commercial Horticulture and Florida Friendly Landscaping. She served the public and landscape industry for fourteen years as the UF/IFAS Residential Horticulture Agent in Lake and Sumter Counties, which included oversight of Discovery Gardens in Tavares. Previous to her employment with Extension, she managed integrated pest management operations for the Land Pavilion at EPCOT. She earned her Bachelor’s in Horticulture from Tennessee Tech and her Master’s in Entomology and Nematology from the University of Florida.
Hannah Wooten, UF/IFAS Extension Agent of Commercial Horticulture in Orange County, provides education to support a vibrant green industry and a sustainable food system. Trainings and partnerships promote environmental stewardship using integrated pest management, and urban farming education with an emphasis on hydroponics. Through strategic scientific communication, Hannah aims to cultivate beautiful sustainable landscapes across Central Florida. Hannah has more than 10 years of experience as a professional horticulturalist, 5 of those years with UF/ IFAS Extension. Her education includes a BS in Landscape and Nursery Horticulture from UF and she will graduate with her MS in Agroecology from UF in Summer 2021.
Blog co-authored by Morgan Pinkerton and Brooke Moffis.