Commercial Horticulture

Small Farms

   2017 Regional Agri-tourism Conference, June 15-16, 2017. Visit local agri-tourism operations in Martin County.  more

Pesticide Exams

Pesticide exams for the following categories are offered at the UF/IFAS Extension Martin County office: Core/General Standards,   Ornamental & Turf  Ag Tree Crop, Aerial Application,  Anti-fouling Paint, Aquatic, Limited Lawn & Ornamental

Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (requires 6-hour classroom training before exam can be taken)

Limited Structural, Natural Areas Weed Management,

Ornamental & Turf,  Private Applicator, Public Health,         Right-of-Way

 If there is another pesticide category for which you would like to take the exam, please contact our office at 772-288-5654 at least 2 weeks in advance of your intended exam date.

Exams are offered on the 3rd Friday of the month. 2017 exam dates are as follows: 
May 19,  June 16

July 21,  August 18,  September 15

October 20,  November 17,  December 15

To register to take an exam, please sign up at least one week in advance on Eventbrite at  When you come to take the exam, please bring your drivers' license or other government-issued identification.  Exams are closed-book.  Study guides can be purchased from the UF/IFAS Bookstore at and navigating to Categories...Pesticides.  For information on the different lawn and ornamental pesticide licenses available in Florida, please refer to or contact FDACS at (850) 617-7997.  For other questions or assistance locating study materials or review classes, please contact UF/IFAS Extension Martin County at 772-288-5654 or visit our website at

Training Opportunities, Conferences, and Symposia


June 1   Private Applicator Training in Vero Beach.  Save the date.  Registration info not yet available.

June 22 Worker Protection Standard Train the Trainer in Ft. Pierce.  Save the date.  Registration info not yet available.

Martin County Extension Calendar of Events

Whitefly Information


Palm Beach County Whitefly Task Force Resources

Whitefly Presentation by Dr. Catharine Mannion

Rugose Spiraling Whitefly Host List

Florida Whitefly Website

Whitefly Photos from Dr. Lance Osborne, IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center

MC Whitefly Brochure (New)

Whiteflies (Jupiter Island) October, 2013 (54 pages)