UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Calendar

For persons requiring special accommodations, please contact the respective Extension Agent at (352) 955-2402 (voice) or 711 - Florida Relay Service (Hearing Impaired), or at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville FL 32609. Please contact the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may be given to the request.

For more information about the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office's programs and to register, please contact the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office at 352/955-2402 (Voice), 711 - Florida Relay Service (Hearing Impaired), 352/334-0122 (FAX) or e-mail at Alachua@ifas.ufl.edu.

Unless otherwise noted, programs are held at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office.

June 2016

CORE Pesticide Review & CORE Exam

June 21, 2016; 9:00am-12:00pm

This will be a CORE Pesticide Review with the CORE exam administered after the review. There is no registration fee.

See flyer for more information.

This program will be offered by Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent.

Private Applicator/Ag Row Crop Review & Private Applicator/Ag Row Exam

June 22, 2016; 9:00am-12:00pm

This will be a Private Applicator/Ag Row Crop Review and the Private Applicator/Ag Row exam administered after the review. There is no registration fee.

See flyer for more information.

This program will be offered by Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent.

July 2016

Food Safety & Quality Program (ServSafe®)

July 6, 2016; 8:30am-4:30pm

This program is dedicated to providing training which enables food managers and staff to offer Florida consumer’s food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment. For further information and to register, please call toll-free at 1-888-232-8723 or visit http://tinyurl.com/nmdc3sc.

This program will be offered by Dr. Brenda Williams, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent.

Choosing the Right Mulch

July 7, 2016; 3:00-4:00pm

Choosing a mulch to use in the garden is difficult considering all the choices available. Learn which mulch is suitable for your needs and which options are best for the right plant in the right place. This class will also teach you why certain mulches are more sustainable than others.

This program will be offered by Dr. Denise DeBusk, Environmental & Community Horticulture Agent.

18th Annual Hay Field Day

July 14, 2016; 9:00 a.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Santa Fe River Ranch
29220 NW 122 Street
Alachua, FL 32615

The Northeast FL Livestock Agents group is hosting the UF/IFAS Extension Hay Field Day.

The field day will provide updates on various topics related to hay production along with field demonstrations. Topics include: Fertilization, Hayfield Weed Control, Haylage and New Bahiagrass Varieties.

The registration fee is $10.00 if paying in advanced or pay $15.00 on the event day.  The registration will cover materials and lunch that will be served by Florida Farm Credit.

See flyer for more information.

This program will be offered by Dr. Cindy Sanders, Director/Livestock Agent, UF/IFS Extension Alachua County.