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Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast


February 1, 2021

The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County is producing educational information about nonnative Peters's rock agama that are becoming increasingly visible on the Treasure Coast. You can view the TV show that was produced on the topic courtesy of ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Agama, Critter Corner, Invasive Reptile, Rainbow Lizard

Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: February 2022


February 1, 2021

Recommendations for your Florida apiary in February 2022: This beekeeping calendar is a tool for all beekeepers in Florida, small scale to commercial operations. This calendar is meant to be a reference point for beekeeping management ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ufbugs, Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Entomology, Honeybee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

A New and Revised Resource: World Honey Bee Health.com


January 29, 2021

The Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory at the University of Florida (HBREL) is announcing the completion of a website and manuscript update of the global distribution of western honey bee (Apis mellifera) pathogens and pests. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Bug, Educational Training, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Insects, Pest Management, UF-IFAS, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension, Varroa

What is an EPA Biological Evaluation?


January 29, 2021

What is an EPA Biological Evaluation? Any pesticide that is used in the U.S. must go through registration and evaluation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). One of the key things the EPA evaluates is the potential impact of pesticides ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Biological Evaluation, Brett Bultemeier, Endangered Species, EPA, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Registration, Pesticides

University of Florida citrus nutrition consulting program to continue; new participants wanted


January 26, 2021

By: Ruth Borger LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences citrus researchers have found that following the appropriate nutritional and irrigation guidelines designed for a specific grove is one ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Nutrition, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Extension Agent, Grove, Tree Health

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

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