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Pesticide Applicator Licensing in Florida


February 11, 2020

Pesticide Licensing and Training in Alachua County In order to apply restricted use pesticides in the state of Florida, one must obtain and maintain a pesticide applicator's license. Regulation of these licenses is the responsibility of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Turf,
Tags: License, Pesticide

Graduate Student Highlight: Jacob Thayer


February 9, 2020

Jacob Thayer, originally from Jupiter, Florida, is a graduate assistant with the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) majoring in agronomy with a focus in aquatic plant management. Majoring in forest resources and conservation, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Education, Environmental Education, Graduate Student, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Tradition

A NOT so Friendly Native Plant: Heartleaf Nettle or Fireweed


February 9, 2020

As a sixth generation Floridian, I encourage people to plant and protect native plants. Native plants are critical to our native pollinators and other wildlife. However, one winter afternoon as I strolled through my yard, I bent down to pull ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf,
Tags: Cattle, Fireweed, Heartleaf Nettle, Herbicide, Livestock, Native Plants, North Florida, Polliantors, Suwannee County, Turfgrass, Weeds, Wildlife, Winter Annual

Potato (Solanum tuberosum)


February 7, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens Potato (Solanum tuberosum) One of the first crops planted in the north Florida vegetable garden in the New Year is the potato, also known as the “Irish potato” to differentiate it from ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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