It has been a hot summer but Fall is right around the corner. Cooler temperatures and changing colors are a welcomed change in the panhandle of Florida. Fall can be a great time to spruce up your landscape with some new shrubs.
It ... READ MORE
Is the newest growth on your sago palm turning yellow, brown, frizzy looking and dying – is it a pest or disease or something else?
This sago palm is suffering from a classic case of manganese deficiency. When sago palms lack manganese, ... READ MORE
Occasionally on shipments of container plants, snails (terrestrial air-breathing gastropods) may be found attached to the container pot. Snails are abundant in nearly all parts of the world except the arctic regions, and feed almost entirely ... READ MORE
Contrary to popular belief, lovebugs were not introduced to the state by the University of Florida. This insect is an invasive species from Central America. Lovebugs migrated from Central America, traveling through Texas and Louisiana to get ... READ MORE
Would you like to attend a class about irrigation topics from the comfort of your chair?
Now, you and your peers can attend not one but several webinar on water, irrigation and agriculture. Hosted by the Specialty Crop Research Initiative ... READ MORE
Although Northwest Florida is well known for its beautiful Azalea displays every spring, many do not understand that these shows of bloom could be sacrificed completely by pruning at the wrong time.
Pruning Azaleas in the fall ... READ MORE
If you apply restricted-use pesticides to sports fields, on golf courses or at plant nurseries, the state of Florida requires an Ornamental and Turf pesticide applicators license. The next opportunity to attend a review session and take the ... READ MORE
In order to obtain an agricultural pesticide license ( Private Applicator, Ornamental and Turf, Natural Areas, Right-of-Way, etc.) you must first pass the General Standards (CORE) exam. There is an opportunity to attend a review session, followed ... READ MORE
Being licensed means complying with the law – but it also means you can run your business better and smarter. The licensing course will provide you with information you will use every day – on issues like laws, ... READ MORE
Pecan Field Day Agenda
The Florida Pecan Grower’s annual meeting will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2013.
This is the year the meeting will be at the NEW Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 West Washington Street, Monticello, FL. ... READ MORE