The annual Integrated Pest Management Update presented by UF/IFAS will be held on Wednesday, February 8 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at the Gulf Coast Research and Education Center in Balm. This year’s statewide teleconference for nursery and landscape industries features training on pest management strategies with emphasis on cost reduction plus vendor presentations about new pesticides and label changes.
Three CEUs have been approved for pesticide applicators in the categories Private Applicator, Ornamental and Turf, Soil and Greenhouse Fumigation, Commercial Lawn and Ornamental, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance and Limited Lawn and Ornamental. FNGLA certified professionals will also receive three CEUs for attendance.
Registration is available online at http://2012ipmu.eventbrite.com/ or contact Manatee County Extension for registration information. The $20 fee includes program materials and snacks.