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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

Which Pesticide License Do I Need?


December 13, 2020

Most pesticide applicator licenses in Florida will require passing two exams at least, depending on the specific intended pesticide application and site of application. A) Private Applicator You need a private pesticide applicator agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ag Row, Applicator, Commercial, Exam Prep, General Standards, Online Class, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide License, Pesticide Training, Pesticides, Private, Public

Hats and Pesticides


December 11, 2020

To Hat or Not to Hat, That is the Question. It is common to see pesticide technicians in hats, particularly logoed ballcaps. They are practical for keeping the sun off while providing visibility for the company logo. The more worn in a hat ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Food Safety, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Chemicals, Hat, Launder, Personal Protective Equipment, Pesticide Safety, Pesticides, PPE, Protection, Safety
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Reclaimed water and landscape management


December 9, 2020

Reclaimed Water and Landscape Management For long time readers of this blog, you are no doubt familiar with our high praises of reclaimed water as an alternative to potable water for irrigation. To those tuning in for the first time, we greatly ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Athletic, Course, Field, Golf, Irrigation, Pgm_Water, Reclaimed, Turf, Water

The Holidays of your Lawn and Landscape


November 19, 2020

Holidays can bring back memories from years past. Valentine’s Day always made me think of little hand-decorated paper bags in school to collect classmates’ Valentines and a favorite candy, Conversation Hearts. St. Patrick’s Day involved ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Landscape To Do, Lawn To Do, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, When To Apply Preemergent, When To Fertilize Lawns, When To Prune, When To Prune Grapevines

Perennial Peanut: An Ideal Groundcover for Florida


November 13, 2020

Alternative lawn lifestyles Tired of the constant upkeep and long-term costs of maintaining your turf? How about the water bill? Do you have concerns about water pollution and nutrient run-off? Have your hard efforts to maintain grass been ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Groundcover, Lawn, Lawn Alternative, Perennial Peanut, Turf Alternative

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