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Soil Testing at Orange County Plant Clinic

Soil Testing at Orange County Plant Clinic Florida’s year-round growing season is a great reason to love gardening. While we have different seasons, the one constant for our plants is the soil that they’re grown in. While we… Read More

UF ag engineer develops smart-spray technology to help reduce fertilizer, pesticides

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Growers need to spray efficiently so they can apply pesticides and fertilizer only to crops – and minimize the chemicals that may contaminate natural resources. As they battle the economically devastating citrus greening disease, farmers… Read More

Irrigation is Key to the Success of Controlled Release Fertilizer

LIVE OAK, Fla. — For farmers in the Suwannee Valley, using Best Management Practices (BMP) are more important than ever to efficiently irrigate their crops. At the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center – Suwannee Valley (UF/IFAS… Read More

Fertilizer is Regulated. Become a Certified Applicator. Take GI-BMP Class on 12/16/21.

That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. Fertilizer is regulated because we… Read More

Limited Urban Fertilizer Applicator Class (GI-BMP) Monday November 8th 2021

GI-BMP Monday, November 8th, 2021 UF /  IFAS Extension Washington County East Classroom Cost: $30 Bagged Lunch will be provided. Training begins at 8:30am CST Click Here To Register Online Click Here to download Agenda Covid 19 protocol… Read More

Feeding Beef Females: Ensuring that no cow is left behind

Winter months can be tricky when it comes to feeding your pregnant or lactating beef cows in Florida. The changing day length, and weather patterns limit grazing options in farms that rely on summer perennial grasses. In Florida… Read More

Landscape Professional Licenses

How you landscape matters! Did you know that how you mow impacts how much water your yard might need? Or that what gets pruned could cause an unnecessary wound? Did you know a lot of your lawn issues… Read More

The Grass Class Resource Pass

Turfgrass dominates Central Florida landscapes. The living green carpet provides plenty of benefits, but turf can be a thirsty bug buffet demanding time, money, and expertise. Did you know that we put more than half of our drinking… Read More

New Fertilizer Ordinance for Monroe County

Monroe County Board of County Commissioners recently passed a fertilizer ordinance with the intent of limiting nutrient applications to turf and landscape plants. Nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen, have the potential to contribute to water pollution through… Read More