2024 Natural Areas Weed Management Pesticide Exam Training

Invasive plants are a costly problem in South Florida. This training course is designed to teach participants about invasive plant management, regulatory responsibilities, integrated pest management plans and herbicide technologies. The Ch. 487 Natural Areas Weed Management pesticide licensing exam will be available after training at 1 PM. Details and instructions are below. CEU’s will be available for licensed applicators. Innovations such as the use of biological control for old world climbing fern will be shared with students.

2024 Natural Areas Weed Management Pesticide Exam Training

Program ID: 36932

May 3, 2024 Training: 9 AM – 11:30 AM

e-mail:  ktgioeli@ufl.edu

Training registration fee: $35

Register via Eventbrite at https://bit.ly/483yLep

Topics Addressed

9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Using herbicides to manage invasive plants

  • Invasive Plant Species vs. Weeds. What’s the difference?
  • Regulatory Responsibility
  • Creating Effective Invasive Plant IPM Plans
    • Amines and Ester Formulations
    • Herbicide Selectivity
    • Herbicide Application Methods: Foliar, Basal Bark, Hack & Squirt, Cut Stump, Soil

10:15 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Understanding a natural areas herbicide label

10:50 a.m. – 11:30 Herbicide formulations and calculations

Extension programs are open to all persons without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, sex, age, disability, religion, or national origin. People seeking accommodation can make requests two weeks prior to start of the event.

You will need to obtain an exam voucher number if you want to take the exam after training at 1 PM. Do not schedule your exam. Bring your exam voucher and drivers license to class. Obtain an exam voucher online at https://pesticideexam.ifas.ufl.edu/

The mission of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is to develop knowledge relevant to agricultural, human, and natural resources and to make that knowledge available to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. With offices in each of Florida’s 67 counties, UF/IFAS Extension works to bring science-based solutions to the state’s agricultural and natural resources industries, and all Florida residents.  SolutionsForYourLife.com  |  @UF_IFAS  An Equal Opportunity Institution

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Posted: December 6, 2023

Event Details

Start:  03-May-2024 at 9:00 am
End:  03-May-2024 at 11:30 am

Event Series Details:  Not available
Contact:  ktgioeli@ufl.edu
Event Link:  More information and registration
Event Location:  8400 Picos Road, Fort Pierce, FL, USA


Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease
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