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ProHort is the UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension Service Professional Horticulture Program. More..

Pro-Hort Training and Courses

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Upcoming Events


Aquatic Review & Pesticide Exam Session

March 9, 2017

Provides 4 hours of training in preparation for taking the Aquatic Pesticide license exam:
2 hours general training
2 hours math/calculations training
CEUs: 4.0 Aquatic

This training will be at the UF/IFAS Extension HILLSBOROUGH County Office

Review session 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch Included
Exam session will be offered from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Pesticide Exam Session

March 14, 2017

Exam session requires preregistration.

UF/IFAS Registration & Information


Green Industries Best Management Practices Certification & Exam

March 23, 2017

This provides the training and testing needed to obtain Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) Certification & Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer (LCULCF), aka Fertilizer License. FL Senate Bill 494 requires all commercial fertilizer applicators to have a LCULCF by January 1, 2014. This program teaches the BMPs for anyone working, supervising or advising in the lawn, landscape, pest control, or municipal grounds areas. The training is focused on reducing non-point source pollution. CEUs = 2 Core; 2 LUF, LCLM, LLO, L&O, O&T

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Pesticide Exam Session

April 11, 2017

Exam session requires preregistration.

UF/IFAS Registration & Information


Limited Commercial & Limited Lawn & Ornamental Review & Exam Session at Bartow

May 4, 2017

Training at UF/IFAS Extension POLK County

Details and registration coming soon


Aquatic Weed Short Course at Coral Springs

May 8-11, 2017

For 41 years, the University of Florida has offered training and continuing education for Florida's pesticide applicators through the Aquatic Weed Control Short Course. The Short Course features leading experts in Aquatic and Upland vegetation management, and is designed to benefit those new to the industry and experienced professionals seeking a comprehensive update.

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Ornamental & Turf Review & Pesticide Exam Session

May 16, 2017

DESCRIPTION OF EVENT

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Natural Areas Review & Pesticide Exam Session

May 16, 2017

The Florida Natural Areas Pesticide License is available either as a Public certification, for those applicators that apply pesticides to dry natural areas and that work for federal, state, county or municipal public agencies, or as a Commercial certification for contractors.

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Pesticide Exam Session

June 13, 2017

Exam session requires preregistration.

UF/IFAS Registration & Information


Limited Commercial & Limited Lawn & Ornamental Review & Exam Session at Seffner

June 20, 2017

Eventbrite Registration coming soon


Green Industries Best Management Practices Certification & Exam

June 22, 2017

This provides the training and testing needed to obtain Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) Certification & Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer (LCULCF), aka Fertilizer License. FL Senate Bill 494 requires all commercial fertilizer applicators to have a LCULCF by January 1, 2014. This program teaches the BMPs for anyone working, supervising or advising in the lawn, landscape, pest control, or municipal grounds areas. The training is focused on reducing non-point source pollution. CEUs = 2 Core; 2 LUF, LCLM, LLO, L&O, O&T

Eventbrite Registration coming soon

 

 

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Susan Haddock
Commercial Horticulture / IPM Faculty
email: szcrmchz@ufl.edu

Hours of Operation

8am - 5pm
Monday - Friday

Serving all of Hillsborough County, including Tampa, Brandon, Temple Terrace, Lutz, Riverview, Ruskin, Sun City Center, and Plant City and neighboring communities.