Tag: horticulture

I spy… whitefly!

When is a scale insect not a scale insect? When it’s actually the juvenile stage of a whitefly. That is what some of the local landscapers found out while scouting for pests. The pupal cases of both Tetraleurodes (e.g., mulberry whitefly)… Read More

New Community Gardens Arriving in East Pasco County – Get Your Own Free Plot to Garden!

In the upcoming months, two new community gardens will be erected in East Pasco County by the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office, through their Community Gardens Program and with the help of gracious partners like the City of… Read More

MREC Student Places First in Graduate Student Competition

  Debalina Saha, a doctoral student in the environmental horticulture department and graduate assistant at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC), placed first in the International Plant Propagation Society Southern Region graduate student research competition at their… Read More

Brewer Places In District Speech Contest

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Wakulla County 4-H’er Sarah Brewer took 4th place in the Florida Farm Bureau’s District Level 2017 Youth Speech Contest on October 3, 2017 in Madison, Florida. Her five minute speech was… Read More