Category: Agriculture

Save the Date: Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference

Register now for the 3rd Annual Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference on February 21, 2018 right here at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center! Presentations and discussion topics include agricultural labor, trade and global competition, agricultural product consumer… Read More

Weed of the Week-Crabgrass

Crabgrass Control There are five crabgrass species found in Florida; India, blanket, southern, tropical, and smooth.  The blanket and India species are perennials, while southern, tropical, and smooth crabgrasses are annuals.  Due to the variations in life cycles,… Read More

New Technology in Commercial Crop Production – Workshop

Indian River County Extension Agriculture Agent Christine Kelly-Begazo will host a workshop for new technologies in commercial crop production on Wednesday, February 28th, from 8:45am to 4:00pm at the IRC Administration Complex. Six Extension Specialists from University of… Read More

The Grand Crinum Lily

By Ralph E. Mitchell A recent program at our yearly Landscape Gardening Series was one on “Lilies and Iris” presented by our own Thomas Becker, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ UF/IFAS Education/Training Specialist.  One plant in the lily family that Tom… Read More

“Roundup®” License- Is it For You?

Landscape professionals and homeowners alike should be aware that the State of Florida requires a license in order to apply any pesticide (including herbicides such as Roundup®) as part of a landscape business. The Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance… Read More