Lawn & Garden

Training Opportunities for Commercial Horticulture Professionals

Make plans to attend continuing education and certification classes before spring! Below are several opportunities in Panama City:

January 30, 2018 – Panama City “Limited Pesticide Training and Exams” register online at https://ufifasbaypesticidejan2018.eventbrite.com or contact Julie McConnell at 850-784-6105 or juliebmcconnell@ufl.edu Flyer with links to exam fee site Limited Commercial Maintenance Flyer_Online_Payment_Bay_013018

February 15, 2018 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/12/27/training-opportunities-for-commercial-horticulture-professionals/

Zika & Mosquitoes: What You Need To Know

Bay County has been added to the list of Florida Counties with confirmed cases of Zika Virus. This news raises many questions for residents and visitors to our area. For immediate information on Zika virus see the sites listed below: Florida Medical Entomology Lab Florida Health Centers for Disease Control …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/08/12/zika-mosquitoes-what-you-need-to-know/

On-line Training Options for end of Year CEUs

After the presents, great food and quality time spent with family, some time devoted toward training can help you build professional skills necessary to maintain pesticide licenses. Busy schedules often slow during the holiday season.  Pesticide License CEUs and training are now available through UF/IFAS on-line. The training website is always available and fits your schedule anytime you have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/12/23/on-line-training-options-for-end-of-year-ceus/

Why is My Tree Dying?

Over the past several weeks we have received many calls from concerned residents about mature trees turning brown.  There are many factors that could be in play, but a common cause has been related to the excess rainfall from the summer months.  UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Commercial Horticulture Agent Sheila Dunning explains in this article why …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/10/03/why-is-my-tree-dying/