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Category: Agriculture

Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but recent limits on… Read More

Event: Southwest Florida CISMA Annual Invasive Species Symposium | Feb 26th, 2019 | FGCU

Natural Resources | UF IFAS Lee County Extension

Invasive Plants 101: Identification & Treatment of EDRR Plants; Invasive Plants 102: Field Identification and Treatment of Common Invasive Plants Clark Ryals, Forester, Florida Forest Service, Caloosahatchee District Roxanne Taylor, Land Stewardship Coordinator, Lee County Conservation 20/20 Identification… Read More

Event: Green Industry Best Management Practice – Mar 20th, 2019 – North Fort Myers Recreation Center

IFAS Event GI BMP in Spanish

The GI‐BMP class is required if you apply fertilizer or maintain landscapes as a primary business in Lee County. This six hour class includes pre and post‐tests. Both exams are exactly alike. Successful completion of the exam will… Read More

Event: Green Industry Best Management Practice (GI‐BMP) in Spanish (Espanol) | Jan 31st, 2019 | Lee County Garden Council Building

IFAS Event GI BMP in Spanish

The GI‐BMP class is required if you apply fertilizer or maintain landscapes as a primary business in Lee County. This six hour class includes pre and post‐tests. Both exams are exactly alike. Successful completion of the exam will… Read More

Q and A: I have a gardenia bush that is steadily going downhill. How should I care for this plant to bring it back to health?

Horticulture | UF IFAS Lee County Extension

Question: I have a gardenia bush that is steadily going downhill. It has only a few leaves, lots of strange growth on the branches, and most of the leaves have a green center and yellow edges. I’ve included… Read More