Agriculture & Horticulture

Pesticide Applicators Certificate - Landscape

Learn the laws and bylaws that regulate the use of pesticides and prepare to write the Provincial Pesticide Applicator's Certification Exam for Landscape (general). Exam is written on the last day of classes.

Purchase the following books for the first day of class from the UFV Bookstore:

  • Canadian Pesticide Education Program Applicator Core Manual, British Columbia, 2011 edition
  • Supplementary Information for Landscape Pesticide Applicator Certification, 2011 edition
  • Integrated Pest Management Manual for Landscape Pests in B.C., 2005 or 2000 edition

Abbotsford - Clearbrook Centre
(20108 AGH PST21 A9A) 6 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10pm, Art Guite, $395. Starts Feb 15,


Pruning Workshop

This six-hour hands-on workshop covers basic pruning techniques applicable to a wide variety of plant material. Participants work on different trees, ornamental shrubs, and a fruit tree to learn to make proper cuts. Dress for the weather and bring your own pruners, such as secateurs or loppers.

Abbotsford campus
(20091 AGH PRU03 A9A) 1 session, Sat, 10 am–4 pm, $79. Feb 18


Targeted Goat Grazing

Goat Grazing

Develop a management plan for using goats to graze a site. Learn the skills necessary to run your own targeted grazing business. Each day offers a new course. These are: goat husbandry, invasive plant biology, evidence based practice, and developing a business plan. You can take all four courses to complete the program or just take one or two on their own.

Chilliwack - Canada Education Park

Goat Grazing I - Invasive Plant ID and Ecology
(20315 AGH GOAT1 C9A) 1 Session, Tue, 9am - 3pm, $149. Feb 14

Goat Grazing II - Targeted Grazing Applications, Logistics, and Business Plan
(20316 AGH GOAT2 C9A) 2 Sessions, Wed, Thur, 9am - 3pm, $324. Starts Feb 15

Goat Grazing III - Evidence-Based Practice
(20317 AGH GOAT3 C9A) 1 Session, Fri, 9am - 3pm, $149. Feb 17

Goat Grazing - Four-Day Package:
(20318 AGH GOAT4 39A) 4 Sessions, Tue-Fri, 9am - 3pm, $524. Starts Feb 14

 

Questions?: parttimetrades@ufv.ca

Last updated Nov 2016‌

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