Category: Agriculture

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

Commercial Growers: Poinsettia Field Day!

Poinsettia Trial for Commercial Horticulture Growers: Event:             Industry Poinsettia Trial Field Day Host:   University of Florida (UF)/Institute of Food and Ag. Sciences (IFAS) Extension When: Tuesday, December 9, 9.15am to 2 pm Where: University of Florida… 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

Webinar: Pathogen Risk Mitigation through System Design and Irrigation Tools

Webinar:      Pathogen Risk Mitigation through System Design and Using Precision Irrigation Tools Date:                         Tuesday, 3 June, 2014, from Noon to 1:00 pm (Eastern) Presenter: Dr. John Lea-Cox, Professor and Nursery Extension Specialist Dept. of Plant Science… Read More