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Commercial Horticulture - Landscapes


The UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Commercial Horticulture program offers solutions for commercial companies, governmental employees and practicing industry professionals.

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Pesticide Applicator Certification

Pesticide Applicator Certification helps program participants obtain and maintain their pesticide licenses and includes exam preparation, administration and license retention with continuing education classes.

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Green Industries - Best Management Practices (BMP)

Best Management Practices Florida Green Industries Best Management Practices Certification (GI-BMP) is mandated by the State of Florida and Orange County’s fertilizer ordinance. All commercial applicators are required to obtain a fertilizer applicator’s license and become GI-BMP certified in order to apply fertilizers and to obtain or renew a local business tax certificate.

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Learning Opportunities and Events

Learning opportunities and events for professionals in the Landscape Maintenance and Pesticide Applicator industries.