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Category: Agriculture

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Noxious weed – Brazilian peppertree National Invasive Species Awareness Week is Feb 22-28.  Find out how destructive and costly invasive species are to our nation, and to Florida.  Learn what you can do to stem the tide. Visit: http://www.nisaw.org/  or Google: … Read More

New Doom for St. Augustinegrass

As if chinch bugs, take-all root rot, large patch, grey leaf spot, nematodes, webworms, armyworms, grass loopers and mole crickets weren’t enough of a headache when it comes to growing St. Augustinegrass, you can add a “new” virus… Read More

5th Annual “Roots to Shoots” Tree Program

Dr. Ed Gilman, University of Florida’s Urban Tree Management Professor will be giving a morning program on Friday, January 16th, 2015 at UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL. The cost is $25 Certified Arborists will earn 3.25… Read More

Winter Gardening 101

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County It’s almost winter and the cooler weather is already here.  While some Central Florida winter days are warm, others can bring cold winds, frosts, and even freezes. These conditions present several challenges for… Read More

CEUs for Aquatic, Right-of-Way, Natural Areas, Lawn/Turf/Ornamental and More

Reserve your seat today for “Fall CEU Update” on Wednesday, October 29th. To register please go to this link:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/last-call-ceu-update-day-2-tickets-11269652835?aff=eorg Agenda Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:30  Check-in starts 1:00 – 2:40 PM Invasive Plants and Their Control –   Several new and… Read More