If you are in need of a few CEUs (both Core and Private) here is an online class opportunity for you. We have available four hours on different topics with a variety of CEUs available. You can sign up for either the Ag track of the Landscape track. Here is the registration link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ceus-2u-registration-156943112073 Please see program details below.
Time: Noon - 4:00pm - Zoom webinar
Core - 2 in Chapter 487 & 482 (pending)
Landscape Track - 2 in ROW, L&O, LLO, LCLM, O&T, Nat Areas
Ag Track - 2 in Private, Ag Row, Ag Tree, Forest, Demo & Research
CCA credits (IPM, crop management)
Total 4 CEUs
Noon - 1:00pm - Modes of Action - Dr. Hugh Smith, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research & Education Center, Dr. Hugh Smith carries out research on managing insect and mite pests of horticultural crops that affect Florida. Chemical, biological, and cultural approaches to pest suppression are evaluated in collaboration with growers and green industry members.
1:00 - 2:00pm - Preventing Heat Stress - Susan Haddock, UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension Service, Susan provides educational and diagnostic resources and training to Green Industry professionals regarding urban landscape horticulture, reducing non-point source pollution, integrated pest management (IPM), pesticide licensing and improving industry professionalism.
2:00 - 3:00pm - Scouting in the Landscape - Michelle Atkinson, UF/IFAS Manatee County, Michelle is the Environmental Horticulture agent in Manatee County and has been serving landscape professionals teaching sustainable landscape practices for over seven years.
3:00 - 4:00pm - Nematodes in the Landscape - Dr. William Crowe, Dr. Crow is the Landscape Nematologist at the University of Florida, specializing in integrated pest management (IPM) of nematodes that damage turfgrasses and ornamental plants. The first stage in IPM is correctly identifying the pest(s) causing plant problems.
2:00 - 3:00pm - Scouting - Dr. Lance Osborne, is a Professor of Entomology with University of Florida he specializes in IPM--biological control of insects and mites, and is located at Mid-Florida Research and Education Center, Apopka
3:00 - 4:00pm - IPM Strategies for Agriculture Crops - Lisa Hickey, UF/IFAS Manatee County, Lisa is the Sustainable Ag & Food Systems agent working with the Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Producers on Best Agricultural Practices.
You will receive a Zoom link to attend this event the day before the event starts. There will be a separate but quick Zoom registration after you receive the event link.