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A Guide to Registering for Pesticide Exams (with pictures)

August 18, 2023

A common request I get from folks calling the extension office is how they go about getting their pesticide license. The Flagler County Extension Office offers free pesticide testing to the first 5 applicants to register for testing on the 2nd ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Certification, FDACS, Pesticide, UF IFAS Extension
image - grad students in Hugh Smith lab detecting thrips

Científico de UF/IFAS trabaja en la identificación y control de una plaga que ataca al frijol, guisante y otras legumbres cultivadas en Florida y a nivel internacional

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April 21, 2023

https://youtu.be/2mOI86ta9KE Los trips de las flores del frijol, conocidos por su nombre científico Megalurothrips usitatus, atacan las leguminosas como los frijoles y los guisantes. En algunos casos, puede acabar con todo un campo de cultivo. En ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Arveja, Colombia, Control, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ejote, El Salvador, Entomologia, Español, FDACS, Florida, Frijol, Guatemala, Guisante, Honduras, Hugh Smith, ICTA, Insecticida, Insecto, Legumbres, Leguminosas, Megalurothrips Usitatus, Mexico, Nicaragua, Plaga, Spanish, Thrips, Trips, UF-IFAS
Adult alligator in a lake.


April 16, 2023

2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium - Natural Resources K. Stump, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL D. Sussmann, Florida Forest Service, Orlando District, FL Situation: Invasive plants are non-native plants that cause ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2023, 2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium, Agriculture, Biological Control, Central District Symposium, D. Sussman, Extension, FDACS, IFAS, Ifas Extension, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, K. Stump, Krista Stump, Natural Resources, Non-native Plants, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County
Wildlife in Cedar Key, Florida.


April 16, 2023

2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium - Natural Resources G. Vicari, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County. 2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, FL. Situation: In Marion County, about 60% of our water is used for irrigation. Agriculture uses ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: 2023, 2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium, Agriculture, Central District Symposium, Conservation, Extension, Farming, FDACS, G. Vicari, Gabriel Vicari, Gardening, IFAS, Ifas Extension, Irrigation Efficiency, Landscaping, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, Water Quality

Landscape University–VIRTUAL–2023

December 10, 2022

Interested in learning some cool new topics while earning your CEUs for your pesticide applicator license? Have you noticed that people notice their palm trees once they start looking ratty? Well maintained trees can add value to your property, ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: CEU, Class, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Units, Edible Landscapes, Experts, FDACS, Fertilizer, Fertilizing, Fruit Trees, Garden, Hwooten, Lake County, Landscape, Landscape Updates, Lawn, Lawn Trends, New Lawns, Nutrition, Orange County, Palms, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide Class, Pesticide Math, Seminole County, Sustainable Landscape, Trees

Pesticide Licenses–Ornamental & Turfgrass

September 26, 2022

The Ornamental and Turfgrass Pesticide Applicators License is for people who apply pesticides to lawns and ornamentals in parks, golf courses, athletic fields, and cemeteries. To obtain this license, pesticide applicators must pass both the ... READ MORE

Category: , Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Athletic Field, Central Florida, Cflandscapes, Exams, FDACS, FFL, Florida Friendly, Golf, Grass, Grasses, Hwooten, IPM, Landscape, License, Ornamental, Ornamental And Turf, OT, Park, Pest Management, Pesticide, Pesticide License, Turf, Turfgrass
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Limited Pesticide Applicator’s License Review and CEUs

January 31, 2022

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

Category: Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Applicator, CEU, CEUs, Chemicals, FDACS, Hwooten, IPM, LCLM, Limited, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Commercial Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, LLO, Pesticide Applicators, Pesticides, Spray

What’s New With The Florida Organo-Auxin Rule?

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December 16, 2021

The Florida Organo-Auxin Rule (5E-2.033) has been in place for several decades. The purpose of this rule is to place additional restrictions and recordkeeping requirements on the use of auxin herbicides (such as 2,4-D, dicamba, and triclopyr) ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, FDACS, Herbicides, Jason Ferrell, Organo-auxin, Pesticide Information Office, Rules, Update

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