We would love to C.E.U. in person at CEU Day! You know you need CEUs, so come hang out with experienced Extension Agents to talk plants, palms, and pests in a comfortable and engaging environment. Plus, virtually, we cannot hear the laughter (or silence) after a bad joke. We know you have stories to tell, too. Let’s learn and laugh together this September!
WHAT: CEU Day – Landscape University!
WHEN: Thursday, September 7th, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
WHERE: UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares, FL 32778
COST: $50, lunch included
6 total CEUs available in the following categories for those who attend ALL DAY:
3 CORE 482
3 CORE 487
3 Demonstration & Research
3 Ornamental and Turf (OT)
3 Private Applicator Ag (PA)
2 Commercial Lawn and Ornamental (PCO L&O)
2 Limited Certification Commercial Landscape Management (LCLM)
2 Limited Certification Lawn and Ornamental (LLO)
3 Ag Tree Crop
8:30 – 8:45 Registration
8:45 – 9:00 Pre-test (No worries, not for credit!)
9:00 – 10:40 Calculation & Calibration in and Around the Landscape
11:00 – 11:50 Fruit Trees
11:50 – 12:40 Lunch!
12:40 – 1:30 Hangry Plants
1:40 – 2:30 Managing Trees and Palms in the Landscape
2:40 – 3:30 Dead Palms Tell No Tales
3:40 – 3:45 Post-test (Not for credit!)
3:45 – 4:00 CEUs & Class Evaluation
Brooke Moffis is the Commercial Horticulture and FL Friendly Landscaping Agent with UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County. 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, and is currently pursuing her Ph. D. from the University of Florida.
Dr. Morgan Pinkerton, DPM, is the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Agent with UF/IFAS Extension in Seminole County. She joined Extension in 2020 working locally with farmers, farm workers, and licensed pesticide applicators to improve the sustainability of their operations. She specializes in integrated pest management, pesticide use, and best management practices for farm and landscape maintenance. She is a graduate of the University of Florida’s Doctor of Plant Medicine program, which provided extensive, interdisciplinary and hands-on training related to plants and plant problems. She also has her Master’s degree in entomology where her research focused on invasive species of concern to Florida and educating youth on plant biosecurity topics.
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 over 12 years of experience as a professional horticulturalist, 7 of those years with UF/ IFAS Extension. Her education includes a BS in Landscape and Nursery Horticulture and a MS in Agroecology from UF.