The University of Florida's Pesticide Information and Education Program provides information, educational programs, and materials to:
- Persons who use pesticides as a part of their livelihood
- Consumers with questions about use and impact of pesticides in their daily lives
- Faculty and students
- Decision makers, such as local, state, and federal government regulators and legislators
Pesticide Information Office
Building 164, Box 110710
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: (352) 392-4721
Fax: (352) 846-0206
Fred Fishel, Ph.D.
Fred Fishel is a native of North Carolina. He completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees at N.C. State University in Agronomy. His Doctorate was earned in Weed Science from Mississippi State University. He has worked as a county extension agent in North Carolina and his last position prior to coming to the University of Florida in February, 2005 was coordinating the pesticide education program at the University of Missouri for the previous 12 years. The majority of his current appointment is extension with educational activities directed to the safe and proper use of pesticides. Much of his activity is in the development of written web-based guides that address pesticide issues and the development of study manuals and certification exams for licensing commercial and private applicators of pesticides in Florida.
|Willene has 15 years of experience in the Pesticide Information Office. She is available to answer pesticide applicator licensing and training material questions.|
Doctor of Plant Medicine
Phone: (352) 392-4721 x203
Fax: (352) 846-0206
|Mark is a treble graduate of UF: earning B.S., M.S., and Doctor of Plant Medicine degrees. He has studied or worked in numerous UF/IFAS departments, and is familiar with many of the University’s personnel and students. In addition to his duties dealing with pest management and pesticide information, Dr. Mossler has served as an ecotoxicology consultant to private industry and the EPA.|
Linda Kubitz. M.A.
|Linda began working at the University of Florida/IFAS in 1989. She received her B.A. in Communications/Public Relations/Journalism at the University of West Florida and her M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction/Educational Technology from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2010. She has strong background in E-Learning with experience in instructional support, online course design, website design, digital photography and videography, public relations, and marketing. If you have any questions or comments about the website or CEU courses, please feel free to contact her.|