The Greenfield Notebook

UF Miami-Dade County Extension serving Ornamental Production Industry

Weather Update for Ag 011414 January 14, 2014

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Weather Update for Ag 011414

 

UF/IFAS Farm Labor Supervisor Training Program–Homestead September 5, 2013

Morning Sessions:

  • Wage & Hour: Minimum wage, hours worked, wage summary, working conditions
  • Discrimination/Sexual Harassment (EEOC): EEO case studies, child labor, human trafficking

Afternoon Sessions:

  • Worker Safety
  • Safe Driving: Vehicle inspections, driver preparation, defensive driving

WHO:   Supervisors of farm workers including field supervisors, Labor Contractors, crew leaders, growers, bus and van drivers, office staff including payroll and HR

LANGUAGE: English and Spanish: Please select which option when registering online: Online Registration

FEE: $ 80.00 includes lunch

Help protect your company from costly mistakes!!!

Limit your potential liabilities that may result from unknowing non-compliance.

Show your buyers and employers you know the regulations.

Your Miami-Dade UF/IFAS Comm. Horticulture Extension Agent

Vanessa Campoverde

 

Busy BEES in South FL Bee college! August 12, 2013

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Busy BEES in South FL Bee college!

Go to: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/honeybee/extension/SFbee_college.shtml

 

Job opportunity in South Florida Golf Course Club June 13, 2013

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There is a position open as a Landscape Foreman position at the Parkland Golf & Country Club.

They are looking for someone with Horticulture background. For more information and questions regarding this position contact Mr. Jim Moore at jmoore@tollbrothersinc.com . 

His cell phone is 865.740.9815.

 Contact information below:

 Jim Moore

Golf Course Superintendent

Parkland Golf & Country Club

10101 Trails End Rd.

Parkland, FL 33076
Office: (954) 752-8804

Mobile: (865) 740-9815

Fax: (954) 752-0617

jmoore@tollbrothersinc.com

 

New Pest alert: Lizards in South Florida September 26, 2012

Do you have a lizard invading your grove or nursery in Miami-Dade County?

Check this out! And share it with your friends.

In 3 languages (English, Spanish and Creole) thanks to collaboration between The University of Florida Extension and Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area. Check their website: ECISMA

Tienes una lagartija invadiendo tu cultivo o vivero en el condado de Miami Dade?

Informate aqui en 3 idiomas gracias a un esfuerzo por la Universidad de Florida Extension y la Cooperación de los Everglades en el manejo de especies invasoras.

Click here for each language:

English/ Ingles

Spanish/ Español

Creole/Haitiano

Until next post.

Your UF Extension agent!

Vanessa Campoverde

 

UF is in South Florida! August 29, 2012

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UF is in South Florida!

 

Opportunity to advertise your plant nursery!!! July 17, 2012

This is another great opportunity for your business to be seen in a big event in South Florida.

The event is Jamaica’s 50th Independence Anniversary event and is promoted by the Caribbean Music Festival. You can donate 1 or more plants to be part of their event decorations.

What:             Jamaica’s 50th Independence Anniversary

When:            Saturday July 28th, 2012

Where:        Hyatt Regency-Bonaventure in Weston FL.

The ball room holds approximately 500 to 700 people with tall ceiling and is requesting plants in sizes and height appropriate for decoration.

The organizers also will add the name of your Nursery/company to the event’s printed flyer and they will take care of the transportation. So if you want to be part of this great event, please let me know! I will coordinate your information with the organizers or contact them directly.

The coordinator contact is:

Mrs. Elgeta Thompson-Martin

Phone: (954)681-1091.

If you want your name on the program, I strongly suggest giving her a call asap!

Email: If you rather want to contact me, email me to evcampoverde@ufl.edu or phone call: (305) 248-3311 EXT 241.

Regards,