Commercial horticulture

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Businesses including fern and citrus growers, sod farms, golf courses, nurseries, landscape maintenance companies, parks and cemeteries can utilize the Extension’s resources. Our extension agents provide the latest growing needs and chemical information through classes and individual analysis. The commercial horticulture agent can also provide personal consultation for any business or municipality.

Pesticide license exams

All pesticide exams taken at the Volusia County Agricultural Center will be completed online to provide for security and immediate delivery of exam scores.

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UF/IFAS Horticulture Videos on Gardeners Hotline

Fact sheets


Visit the county's Commercial Horticulture Facebook page.

Upcoming events

Commercial fertilizer training

September 6 @8:00 am to 3:30 pm
The University of Florida/Volusia County Extension will offer Green Industries Best Management Practices training from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand.   This science-based program for lawn-care and landscape maintenance ...

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Commercial Horticulture Agent II
Karen Stauderman,
M.S., B.S.

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