Items of Interest

You may be interested in these upcoming programs:

Oct. 1 Annie’s Project Sarasota/Manatee: A 7 week session for farm women held 1 night per week. Please see the flyer for more details.  Registration deadline is Sept. 24

Oct. 2 Vegetable Pest, Disease and Nutrient Workshop: Gulf Coast Research and Education Center 8:00am-4:00pm. Program is free of charge and lunch is provided. Please see the program flyer for details. CEUs and CCA credits will be available. Please register at:

Oct. 17 Farm Labor Supervisor Training Program: Gulf Coast Research and Education Center. Please see the program flyer for agenda and other dates and locations..

Nov. 7 Florida Ag Expo: Gulf Coast Research and Education Center. Registration is now open. For more information and to register please visit:

Nov. 12-17 Manatee County Farm City Week: A week filled with events to promote the importance of agriculture to Manatee County citizens. For more information please visit:

Dec. 10: Core and Private Applicator Pesticide Training
Core 9am-11am, Private 11am-1pm, Manatee County Extension Service, Palmetto, FL.

Two exam prep classes will be held to help you prepare for the Core and Private Applicator RUP license exams. Exams will be offered immediately following the Private class. However, you do not have to take the exams the same day.  You may schedule a time to take the exams at your convenience.

If you are already a license holder, 2 CEUs in Core and 2 in Private are offered for both classes, respectively. Light snacks will be offered. To register or view the agenda please visit:
Or call Jennifer or Crystal at 941-722-4524

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