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Category: Pests & Disease

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

Exclusion Techniques to Manage Greenhouse Insect Pests

Greenhouse Construction

Greenhouse vegetable production can help diversify your farm.  Florida possesses a competitive advantage during winter months, because of much lower heating costs compared to other states and Canada.  A major disadvantage, however, to producing greenhouse vegetables during the… Read More

Miravis Fungicide Now Registered for Peanuts in Florida

A Healthy Peanut Canopy

Article written by John D. Atkins, UF/IFAS Extension – Santa Rosa County. Syngenta has successfully completed the registration process with the Florida Department of Agriculture for a new fungicide for Florida peanut farmers called Miravis.  Miravis is the… Read More