Tag: pesticide

Pesticide Applicator Training in Lake County

People applying pesticides, which includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and plant growth regulators, should have a pesticide applicator’s license. There are many types of pesticide applicator licenses depending on where you apply pesticides (farm, greenhouse, residential landscapes, natural areas,… Read More

Human and Environmental Risks for the Use of Glyphosate Herbicide in Weed Control

Glyphosate is an herbicide commonly used in Florida landscapes and agriculture.  UF/IFAS is committed to safety and supports integrated pest management as the first line of defense against weeds and other pests, including the use of glyphosate herbicide… Read More

Lacewing Larvae: Don’t Take Out the Trash

I’m not sure about everyone else, but I have some favorite insects I encounter a lot around the garden.  Most of these are ones that I see at work to help make the landscape work better such as… Read More