UF/IFAS Extension

New Dates!

October 27-30, 2020

Coral Springs, FL

Important Deadlines

Hotel Reservations
Cutoff is October 5th
(or when room block fills)

Sponsor Logo in Mailer
June 30, 2020 Deadline
Logo in mailed brochure

Sponsor Logo Onsite
September 22, 2020 Deadline
Logo on conference materials

Pre-Short Course Session

New Dates!

October 27-30, 2020

Coral Springs, FL

Repeating Special Sessions

Each of the following Applied Sessions repeat multiple times during the Short Course. You will have an opportunity to sign-up for these sessions once you check-in at the Short Course:

  • Calibration & Calculations Training
  • Aquatic Plant ID
  • Natural Areas and ROW Plant ID

Special Sessions repeat in order to accommodate a smaller class size and usually run concurrent to other sessions. For example, a Calibration & Calculations Training may occur simultaneously with either a Continuing Education Session and/or another Special Session such as Aquatic Plant ID.

You may earn CEU credit only one time for each type of Special Session attended. You cannot earn additional CEUs for repeating a Special Session type. For example, you cannot earn additional CEUs by attending two Calibration & Calculations Training Sessions.


Special Session Descriptions

Herbicide/Pesticide Application Equipment - Calibration & Calculations Training

Calibration for equipment such as boom sprayers, hand-gun sprayers, and dry material spreader applicators will be emphasized as will a thorough explanation of the calculations involved with calibrating equipment. The sessions will review the math that is required for certification exams and will be a tremendous help to those new to application or testing. The session is limited, yet repeats to give everyone a chance to attend. Advance sign-up at the Short Course is required.

Live Aquatic Plant Identification Session (Aquatic Plant ID)

Participants will be able to ask questions and examine numerous aquatic plant samples. The session is limited to 50 people each, but repeats providing opportunities to attend. Advance sign-up at the Short Course is required.

Natural Areas and ROW Plant Identification Session (Natural Areas & Row Plant ID)

Participants will be able to ask questions and examine numerous natural area plant samples. The session is limited to 50 people each, but repeats providing opportunities to attend. Advance sign-up at the Short Course is required.

UF/IFAS Extension

Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. UF/IFAS Extension encompasses thousands of Extension faculty members, scientists, educators, administrative staff, and volunteers, all working to provide solutions for your life.

UF/IFAS OCI

OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and enhance and sustain the quality of human life by making that information accessible.

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