Termite Awareness Week 2021 takes place March 7-13
Some people mistakenly think termites are only busy during this time of the year. UF/IFAS researchers in Davie, Florida, show us otherwise.
While termites are often noticed during ... READ MORE
By DeLene Beeland
New University of Florida research findings could improve cattle breeding by giving ranchers desirable traits such as faster animal growth and greater resistance against disease.
In their study, researchers uncovered links ... READ MORE
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month
Florida Rosemary is native to the southeast and has a very strong aroma. Plants can reach heights of 2.5 meters and have thick vegetation. Flowers appear from March to ... READ MORE
Giant Milkweed aka Crown Flower
Giant Milkweed is also known as Crown Flower and scientifically known as Calotropis gigantea. It is native to Asia and tropical Africa. It is a perennial shrub that grows in tropical and subtropical areas to ... READ MORE
By: Dr. Benjamin P. Sperry, Research Assistant Scientist, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants
Spray Coverage Vs. Spray Coverage: Aquatic Herbicide Applications
Insufficient herbicide spray coverage can result in poor weed control ... READ MORE
When his eyes are not focused on insects like mosquitos, Decyo “DJ” McDuffie can be found on stage looking past the blinding spotlight at his audience, singing jazz music. As a senior entomology and nematology student in the College of Agricultural ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 25, 2021 — The application deadline for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is March 26 for fiscal year 2021.
Through CSP, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service helps agricultural producers and forest ... READ MORE
Blogs 1-6 of “Parts of the Pesticide Label” covered safety, both personal and everything else, and how to use the product, is there anything left to cover? Well after using a product we either need to store or dispose of it if it’s ... READ MORE
Rodents are responsible for millions of dollars in damage to crops and farm equipment each year.
Through the University of Florida Barn Owl Project in the Everglades Agricultural Area, a beneficial relationship has quietly thrived for ... READ MORE