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2020 Florida Invasive Species Awareness Week

According to the University of Florida/IFAS Invasive Species Council, invasive species are organisms that are non-native to an area, introduced by humans, and are causing an environmental or economic problem. For residents and visitors to Florida, this definition… Read More

Keeping your workers and customers safe against COVID-19

Sanitation in your workplace We know that agricultural operations and workers are essential. But now that we might enter a “new normal” phase where we still have to practice sanitation while opening businesses like plant nurseries, farms, gardens… Read More

Virus throttles Florida’s lucrative ornamental plant industry (Interview)

How is COVID-19 pandemic affecting the ornamental plant industry in Florida? Follow this interview by AFP news to a nursery grower and UF/IFAS Extension expert in Miami-Dade County By AFP. The palm trees that line many US boulevards,… Read More