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Applicator Safety, More Than Just Pesticides


April 29, 2021

One of the main tasks of the Pesticide Information Office, is to help teach pesticide safety, or applicator safety. Applicator safety involves more than just protecting from pesticide exposure. Safety does include understanding the label, PPE, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Heat Stress, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Safety

What Flies Are Irritating Your Horses?


April 27, 2021

External and internal parasites cost the horse industry billions of dollars annually. In this blog we will focus on external parasites such as flies. Flies are not just an annoyance to us, but even more so to our horses. Not only do flies make ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ufbugs, Extension, External Parasites, Flies, Horn Fly, Horse Fly, Horses, House Fly, NFLAG, Stable Fly, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Spring Cleaning, What To Do With Unwanted Pesticides


April 22, 2021

Spring cleaning, a time to get rid of the old and start with the new! This can be great for closets and garages, but what can we do with unwanted pesticides? This blog will discuss how to avoid having unwanted pesticides in the first place, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Operation Cleansweep, Pesticide, Pesticide Disposal, Pesticide Information Office

Florida-Friendly Edible Landscaping


April 19, 2021

The principles of the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ program are often applied to lawns and ornamental landscapes, but they can be applied to edible landscapes containing vegetables, herbs and fruit trees too! By following the nine FFL ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Flowers, Fruit, Fruits And Vegetables, Gardening, Herbs, Horticulture, Ocextension, Pests, Tsilvasy, Vegetable, Vegetable Gardening, Water Conservation

Spring CEU Sale Reminder


April 1, 2021

If you missed last week’s blog this is a reminder to take advantage of our Spring CEU Special. We just renewed courses and for the first time in a few years added a brand new course: PIO CORE 1 How To Read a Label. This new course will ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, Water
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, CEU, Continuing Education Units, License, Pesticide Information Office, Sale

Florida Bellflower – Wild Weeds


April 1, 2021

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Florida Bellflower Campanula floridana The Florida Bellflower is a perennial wildflower found in moist areas like meadows, pond/marsh/stream margins, and on roadsides. The violet flowers bloom in spring ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds

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