Tag: UF

Do you know what a Whitefly Biotype Q is?

It is a significant pest that could damage agriculture, has spread from Palm Beach to seven (7)other Florida counties, according to a University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) entomologist: Dr. OSborne. Crops that could… Read More

Free Agricultural Water Conservation Fair: 02/19/16

Dear Green Industry: You are invited to attend this great Water Conservation Expo and Vendor Fair in West Palm Beach. If you are grower working with irrigation techniques or you want to share your ideas, you can be… Read More

Downy mildew confirmed on South FL purple velvet plants

Downy mildew, a disease known to damage dozens of plant species in Florida, has now been found on purple velvet plants in South Florida, UF/IFAS scientists say. Purple velvet plants are popularly used for foliage and cut flowers,… Read More

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

Miami-Dade County Commercial Horticulture Industry

Join us to learn about the Commercial Horticulture industry (plant nurseries) thanks to this educational video created by the UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County Commercial Ornamental Extension agent. Thanks to the great weather in South Florida, the horticulture industry… Read More