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Prevent Weeds! Use Mulch and Consider Pre-emergent Herbicides


January 25, 2021

Landscaping in Florida has a slow season and a grow season. Focus slow season attention on tasks aimed at preventing issues that will emerge in the grow season. I am talking about weed control! Weed integrated pest management should be aimed ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Best Management Practices, Best Practices, Cflandscapes, Chemical, Green Industry, Herbicides, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Landscapes, Landscaping, Mechanical, Mulch, Ocextension, Pesticides, Preemergence, Preemergent, Weed Control, Weeds

What To Do If You Get Pesticide In Your Eye


January 15, 2021

Help I Got Pesticide In My Eye! First, don’t panic! Although no one ever thinks it could happen to them, it is possible to get pesticides into your eyes. When it comes to pesticide exposure, there are few that can cause concern more than ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Eyewash, Personal Protective Equipment, Pesticide, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticides, PPE
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2021 Urban Landscape Summit Returns in January


January 13, 2021

The popular Urban Landscape Summit returns in virtual format every Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m., from January 20 until March 31. You can register through Zoom for all the sessions or just topics you are interested in. Make sure to scroll and select ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, Water
Tags: Landscape, Urban Landscape Summit, Water

Global group recognizes UF/IFAS engineer for strawberry spray app


January 13, 2021

Now that we’re knee-deep in strawberry season, many growers owe Clyde Fraisse and Natalia Peres a debt of gratitude. About a decade ago, Peres saw a need for a fungicide decision-support tool. Farmers sprayed about every week to control strawberry ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Alerts, App, Award, Clyde Fraisse, Decision-support Tool, Fungi, Fungicide, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Natalia Peres, Plant Pathology, Strawberries, Strawberry Advisory System, World Meteorological Organization
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UF study on termites’ evolution tells us they are much more than wood-eating roaches


January 11, 2021

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Go beyond our common perceptions of termites, like a University of Florida scientist did, and you’ll find they do much more than eat wood and destroy homes, other buildings and trees. Thomas Chouvenc, an assistant ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Entomology And Nematology, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS FLREC

Virtual Limited Pesticide Applicator Review and CEUs on 2-15-22


January 8, 2021

The limited pesticide applicator's licenses allow the licensed applicator to apply pesticides to landscapes around buildings. There are 2 primary limited pesticide applicator's licenses: Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) for ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: CEUs, Cflandscapes, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Units, Pesticide Applicator License, Pesticide License Renewal

UF/IFAS CAIP Scientists Educate About Aquatic Invasive Plant Control


January 5, 2021

The UF / IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) is a multidisciplinary research, teaching and extension unit. As extension being one of the pillars of CAIP's mission, the team of researchers works hard to educate agencies, the public ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Extension, Invasive Plant Control, Invasive Plants, Mechanical Control

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