Archive for May, 2013

GI-BMP Training in Belle Glade: June 18, 2013

UF / IFAS Palm Beach County Extension will conduct GI-BMP training in Belle Glade on June 18th to serve our clients to the west. 

GI-BMPs teach safe landscaping practices that protect the environment, including our ground and surface waters.  This program is the prerequisite of  the Limited Certification for Urban Fertilizer Applicators .  

To register for this opportunity or learn more, download the Belle Glade GI-BMP flyer.  GI-BMP training is also available online.  More information is  available on the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ website. 

Call 561.233.1759 with any questions you may have.

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We hope to see you soon at an upcoming program, such as :

Your Extension Agents are Serving up Coffee and Thursday Morning CEUs: May 30th

Potassium deficiencyYou’re invited to attend:

Fertilizing the Florida Landscape to Minimize Impact on Ground and Surface Waters….

… to enjoy breakfast and time to socialize with other green industry professionals. University of Florida fertilizer recommendations will be presented, with an emphasis on applying appropriate amounts and formulations of fertilizer. This program will include a discussion of the effect of turf fertilizers and reclaimed water on the landscape. An activity will prepare participants to convert water quality data into the amount of fertilizer applied, and consequently adjust fertilizer as needed.  View the flyer.

Two Category CEUs offered in: Private Applicator Ag., O&T, Limited Landscape, Limited L&O, or COmmercial L&O