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Equipment and Tools for a Commercial Tropical Fruit Grove

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February 1, 2023

Jessica M. Ryals, Agriculture & Sustainable Food Systems Agent UF/IFAS Extension Collier County Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Agent UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County Next to labor, equipment can be one of the largest ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Collier County Extension, Enterprise Planning, Equipment, Farming, Jeff Wasielewski, Jessica Ryals, Miami Dade County Extension, Small Farming, Tools, Tropical Fruit, Tropical Fruit Production, UF IFAS Extension
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How the avian flu outbreak is affecting our grocery shopping


January 26, 2023

Hello again dear readers! After a short holiday break, we are back with our usual weekly blogposts. We thought that this example of an animal disease affecting our lives would be a great topic to kickstart 2023. Enjoy! How did it start?  The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Alejandro Sanchez MDP, Avian Flu, IFAS One Health, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, One Health At UF, Outbreak, Zoonosis

Minimizing Pesticide Exposure to Bees and Other Pollinators


January 20, 2023

Pesticides are an important part of any farmer’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to maintain low pests population and avoid economical losses. It is important that all pesticide applications are executed following label instructions to minimize ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Honeybees, Native Bees, Pesticide_protection, Polksmallfarms, Pollinators, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

Minimizando la exposición a plaguicidas a las abejas y otros polinizadores


January 20, 2023

Los plaguicidas son una parte importante del Manejo Integrado de Plagas (MIP) de cualquier agricultor para mantener una baja población de plagas y evitar pérdidas económicas. Es importante que todas las aplicaciones de pesticidas se realicen ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, En Espanol, Español, Honeybees, Native Bees, Pesticide_protection, Polksmallfarms, Pollinators, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

January First Friday with Florida First Detector


January 9, 2023

Recap of January First Friday with Florida First Detector In January, we talked all about stink bugs and other hemipteran insects. We focused on invasive insects in the subfamily Heteroptera. The subfamily Heteroptera includes not just ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Biosecurity, Early Detection, FFD22-23, FloridaFirstDetector, Hemiptera, Insects, Invasive Species, SeminoleCountyAg, Spotted Lantern Fly, Stink Bugs

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