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Environmental Horticulture Production

The Environmental Horticulture Production program is dedicated to improving the commercial nursery, greenhouse and sod production industries in Hillsborough and Polk counties through the adoption of Best Management Practices, the utilization of integrated pest management, the development of a stable, educated workforce, and access to research-based problem solving resources.

Services and Resources

Core and Private Pesticide License Review Classes

Worker Protection Train the Trainer Trainings

UF/IFAS Extension Regional South Central County Offices

The Core and Private Pesticide License Review classes will give attendees exam preparation for the Private and Core Pesticide exams.  If attendees already have a license these classes can be used for CEU credits. 

The Worker Protection Standard Train the Trainer Trainings will give attendees the necessary information and certification to conduct WPS trainings for employees to comply with the EPA.  These classes may also be used to receive CEUs for spray license renewals.

The exam reviews and the WPS TTT classes are being taught regionally please see the below flyer for additional information and dates.

2021 Online Pesticide Training for Ag Producers

Other Resources

Contact Our Agents

Commercial Citrus

Chris Oswalt


Fruit & Vegetable Production

Wael Elwakil


Environmental Horticulture Production

Shawn Steed


Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises

Francisco Rivera


Phone (813) 744-5519

Upcoming Events

UF/IFAS Directory

5339 County Rd. 579
Seffner, FL 33584-3334

Directions to Our Office

8am – 5pm


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