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Category: Turf

Autumn Here 9-13-2018

By Les Harrison Tale Of The Ant And The Grasshopper Aesop, the Greek fabulist, told the moralistic tale of the ant and the grasshopper more than 2500 years ago. The ant was wisely industrious and prepared for the… Read More

Autumn Here 9-13-2018

By Les Harrison Tale Of The Ant And The Grasshopper Aesop, the Greek fabulist, told the moralistic tale of the ant and the grasshopper more than 2500 years ago. The ant was wisely industrious and prepared for the… Read More

Autumn Here 9-13-2018

By Les Harrison Tale Of The Ant And The Grasshopper Aesop, the Greek fabulist, told the moralistic tale of the ant and the grasshopper more than 2500 years ago. The ant was wisely industrious and prepared for the… Read More

Autumn Here 9-13-2018

By Les Harrison Tale Of The Ant And The Grasshopper Aesop, the Greek fabulist, told the moralistic tale of the ant and the grasshopper more than 2500 years ago. The ant was wisely industrious and prepared for the… Read More

Weed Identification and Control Strategies for Professionals

October 2, 2018 9 am – noon $15 This hands-on workshop will cover identification, herbicide technology, weed classification, and how to create the most effective, yet conservation and budget-minded herbicide program for both ornamental beds and turf. CEUS… Read More

Advanced Irrigation for Professionals: Designing Based on System Components

September 18, 2018, 9 am – 3 pm, $35 Seating is LIMITED to 30! Lunch included, CEUs have been applied for This advanced course is designed for individuals who have completed the irrigation basics workshop or have a… Read More

Revised Worker Protection Standard: Training Opportunities

For those growers that use pesticides, you need to familiar yourself with the 2015 Revised Worker Protection Standard (WPS).  WPS is a federal regulation that is designed to protect agricultural workers and pesticide handlers.  An EPA guidance document… Read More

Cattails are common in Wakulla marshes

By Les Harrison Swaying Cattails Cats are common in Florida.  The domestic version of this multi-color and variable size species is a popular choice as a low maintenance pet. A native aquatic plant curiously named for the feline’s… Read More

Barn Bugs

By: Les Harrison Destructive Barn Bugs By August’s languid days, farmers and farm workers in north Florida have done battle with an almost endless array of destructive barn bugs in fields and pastures. Thrips, aphids, mites, nematodes and… Read More

Sassafras Was Once The Base For Root Beer

By, Les Harrison Sassafras Albidum Sassafras albidum is a deciduous native with a long history of multiple uses in panhandle Florida and far beyond.  Leaves of this tree have turned up in the fossil record from eons ago…. Read More