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Category: Agribusiness

First detector Training: July 16th

We will cover several potential invasive pests from foreign imported plants or that could attack your crops in South Florida. Agenda Palm weevils, Bargrada bug, Slugs and snails, Sugarcane mosaic virus, Fusarium wilt of queen palm and CITEs… Read More

Growers can take a UF/IFAS online course NOW!

We are now ready to register people for our new online UF/ IFAS Extension course “Greenhouse 101: Plant Science for Commercial Production”. WHO:            The course is designed for nursery/greenhouse staff in the US and internationally who do… Read More

#UFBugs – UF/IFAS study: Tiny wasp controls nuisance whitefly in Miami-Dade

It is Bug Week in UF (University of Florida) and I would like to share this featured story with you of good bugs (biological control agents) working to help us against a well known pest for Miami-Dade residents:… Read More

Do you want to learn if you are wasting herbicides during your application for FREE?

University of Florida (UF/IFAS) Extension –Miami-Dade County and FNGLA can help! We want to help your nursery succeed. Most plant nurseries do not know how much herbicide they are applying. University of Florida Miami-Dade County Extension and UF/IFAS… Read More

Free Organic farm practices Workshop in Homestead: 01/05/15

NCAT’s Gulf States office, in partnership with Quality Certification Services (QCS) of Gainesville, Florida, is offering a series of workshops about organic certification for producers in the Gulf States region. Three workshops are slated for Florida, with the… Read More

APHIS Establishes Two Additional Regulated Area in Florida for Giant African Snail

APHIS Establishes Two Additional Regulated Area in Florida for Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica, formerly Achatina fulica) To: State and Territory Agricultural Regulatory Officials   The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is notifying stakeholders of one… Read More

FREE unwanted pesticide collection:OPERATION CLEANSWEEP 2014

Operation Cleansweep is a program offered by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) for collecting and disposing unwanted pesticides from commercial pesticide users – such as farms, ranches, nurseries, golf courses, pest control companies, etc…. Read More

US. Secretary of Agriculture Visit to UF/IFAS Extension office in Miami-Dade County on 10/02/14

Tom Vilsack , the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture will visit the Agricultural community and for that reason, a meeting open to the Public and Media will be be hosted at the University of Florida (UF)/IFAS Miami-Dade County Extension… Read More

U.S.-Canada Greenhouse Certification Program (GCP) proposed changes meeting

Please join the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) for one informational meeting on the proposed changes to the U.S.-Canada Greenhouse Certification Program (GCP). The meeting will be held on Friday, August 8,… Read More