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Still Time Left for Treats


November 4, 2021

This is the last weekend of our fall special CEU sale. Get your CEU's while you still Can. There is Still Time Left for Treats, even if your Halloween candy is all gone. We have just renewed several of our courses and can happily announce the ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, CEU Sale, Pesticide Information Office

No Tricks Just Treats This Halloween


October 28, 2021

Are you short on CEUs and needing to renew your license soon? Are you simply looking to stay ahead and get your CEUs well before your license expires? The Pesticide Information Office has you covered. We promise No Tricks Just Treats This ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Canvas, Certification, CEU, Continuing Education Units, License Renewal, Pesticide Information Office, Sale
2 decorated pumpkins

Florida’s Great Pumpkins


October 26, 2021

The Season for the Pumpkin The Autumn season screams cooler weather, warm colors, rich spices, and Pumpkin. I adore pumpkin, including all its many varieties. There are also many ways to prepare the winter squash, and I have not found a recipe ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Calabaza Pumpkin, Caribbean Calabaza, Gardening Solutions, Growing Pumpkins In Florida, Jarrahdale Pumpkin, Pie Pumpkin, Pumpkin Curry, Pumpkin Fritters, Pumpkin Recipes, Pumpkin Season, Pumpkin Varieties, Pumpkin-praline Cheesecake, Pumpkins, Queensland Blue Pumpkin, Sugar Pumpkin, Tropical Pumpkin, Tropical Pumpkin Recipes
Avocados with a halved avocado with pit

Avocados!


October 26, 2021

Avocado! One of the major attractions of Florida for many people is our ability to grow a variety of tropical and subtropical fruits. It was at the very top of my list when I decided to return to Florida from a slightly cooler region. Having ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Avocado, Avocado Varieties, EDIS Avocado Growing In The Florida Home Landscape, Florida Avocados, Grow Avocado In Florida, Growing Avocado, Haas Avocado, Home Grown Avocado, Red Avocado
Martin Zapien in the UF/IFAS Millennium Block

Citrus growers join UF researchers for a field day of emerging answers


October 18, 2021

FORT PIERCE, Fla.---More than 50 citrus growers and researchers attended a field day to view 154 new citrus scion-rootstock combinations---some of which will result in the production of market-ready fruit from trees that tolerate the most serious ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #MillenniumBlock #citrushorticulture #citrusgreening #IndianRiverDistrict, #rootstock-scion Combinations
farm field about to be harvested by tractor with inset photos of diverse farm workers

Good Food Connections Virtual Meet-Up is Back


October 11, 2021

I think we would all agree that food is vitally important. More of us are starting to notice that the quality and origin of that food is just as important. Consumers are asking for locally grown, organic, farm-raised and more. The trend for ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Events, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Connections, Crops, Food, Food Supply, Networking, Produce, Restaurant, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, Vegetables

Pesticide Exposure: What Activities Can Lead to Exposure?


October 7, 2021

In part one of this series, we discussed risk. To have risk, hazard AND exposure must both be present. Remember Risk = Hazard + Exposure. Then we discussed acute, sub-chronic and chronic exposure, and what those mean. Now it is time to dig beyond ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Activities Of Exposure, Brett Bultemeier, Pesticide Exposure, Pesticide Information Office
Entomopathogenic fungi

Fungal pathogen effective control for insect associated with citrus greening


October 1, 2021

#EntomopathogenicFungi #EPF #PascoAvery #CordycepsJavanica FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- The Asian citrus psyllid transmits the bacterium associated with the most serious citrus disease worldwide---and now it has a formidable enemy in a fungal pathogen. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research

University of Florida and University of Kentucky put aside rivalry to rally around love of growing plants


September 30, 2021

The Florida Gators and Kentucky Wildcats have been meeting on the football field since 1917, and the teams will meet again this Saturday at UK’s Kroger Field. Athletic rivalries aside, the two land-grant universities share a common goalpost: ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Environmental Horticulture, News

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