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UF/IFAS invasion science website now live, amplifies citizen science participation in Snake Lungworm Alliance & Monitoring

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February 22, 2024

A non-native lung parasite, Raillietiella orientalis, has reportedly spread across 25 counties in Florida, posing a threat to native snakes and other wildlife. The University of Florida Invasion Science Research Institute (ISRI) has unveiled ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida, Invasion Science Research Institute, Invasive Species, ISRI, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Natural Resources, News, Paul Evans, Snake Lungworm Alliance & Monitoring, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida

4/3/24 Fundamentals of Palms: Principles, Problems, and Potential–In Person in Orange Co.

February 22, 2024

BEWARE! AFTER THIS CLASS, YOU WILL NEVER LOOK AT PALMS THE SAME AGAIN! Palms are popular plants that represent a slice of Florida paradise! There is a science to growing pretty palms that will thrive in Florida, from wild places to managed ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Central Florida, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Commercial Horticulture, Commercial Lawn And Ornamental, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Unit, Cpo, Education, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Gardening Class, Hkalaman, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Architect, Landscape Design, Landscapes, Lawn And Ornamental, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, Nutrient Deficiencies, Orlando Events, Ornamental And Turf, OT, Pa, Palm, Palm Diagnostics, Palm Fertilizer, Palm Problems, Palms, PCO, Planning, Plant Diseases, Plant Pests, Pruning, Right-of-Way, Row, Streetscape, Sustainable Landscaping

Conozca su riesgo de termitas con el mapa interactivo de distribución: la nueva herramienta en línea de UF/IFAS

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Anualmente, las termitas causan daños que se estiman en miles de millones de dólares a viviendas, árboles y otras ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Arboles, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control De Plagas, Español, Florida, Identificación, Impacto, Mapa Interactivo De Distribución De Termitas, Muestras, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Spanish, Termitas, Thomas Chouvenc, UF-IFAS, Viviendas

Las alcachofas: más que un alimento saludable, un embellecedor de su jardín

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Las alcachofas, un ingrediente dominante cuidadosamente seleccionado para elaborar tapas españolas, también son un elemento versátil en la auténtica cocina ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alcachofa, Condado De St. Johns, Cultivo, Español, Florida, Green Queen, Imperial Star, Jardín, Jardineros, Prissy Fletcher, Servicio De Extensión En El Condado De St. Johns, Shinsuke Agehara, Spanish, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension-St. Johns County, Variedades

UF/IFAS unveils online tool: Stay ahead of termite risk with an interactive distribution map

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February 20, 2024

Termites cause billions of dollars a year in damages to homes, trees and other wooden structures across America. In Florida, termite infestations are a year-round risk for properties and trees. While they are not swarming year-round, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Climate Change, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Formosan Termites, Invasive Species, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Subterranean Termites, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF Termite Collection, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center

Cultivating Sustainable Bliss: Announcing the 2024 Orange County Garden Festival & Plant Sale!

February 20, 2024

The 2024 Garden Festival & Plant Sale will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 8:30am to 3pm at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, 32812. This year's theme, "Sustainable Garden Paradise," reflects our ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fundraiser, Garden, Garden Festival, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteers, Ocextension, Orange County, Orange County Events, Plant Sale, Plants, Trees, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Can Pest Management be Sustainable?

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February 16, 2024

Have you ever been concerned that your pest management tactics aren’t very environmentally friendly?  Have you asked yourself can pest management be sustainable? Well lucky for you the answer is yes! There are more and more options available ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Emily Kraus, EPA, Integrated Pest Management, Pest Management, Pesticide Resistance, Safety, Sustainability

Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida

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February 16, 2024

For a deep dive into Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida, watch our YouTube of the webinar recording. If you are getting started with growing your own vegetables in Florida, choose a site that is full sun with access to water. Gardens ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Hillsborough County, Tampa, Tsilvasy, Vegetable

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