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Commercial Horticulture/Ornamental Production

Nurseries in Manatee County grow woody ornamentals, foliage, floral crops, and sod with a value of 60 million dollars per year.

Areas of Expertise and Service to Manatee County

Pesticide Training & Exams

Extension Agent II, Commercial Horticulture

Contact:

Wael Elwakil

Commercial Horticulture

Phone: 941-722-4524 ext. 1814

1303 17th Street West

Palmetto, FL 34221

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Ornamental Horticulture Blogs

Which Pesticide License Do I Need?

Most pesticide applicator licenses in Florida will require passing two exams at least, depending on the specific intended pesticide application and site of application. A) Private Applicator You need a private pesticide applicator agricultural...
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FNGLA 4-H / FFA Plant Project, Manatee County Fair

Dear Manatee County Plant Exhibitors, I wanted to share some information with you on the plant project this year. The Plant Project is a program for our youth to experience a simulated plant nursery production to engage them in...
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