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Education and Industry–FNGLA Action Chapter 2/8/22 Event on Alternatives to Glyphosate


January 27, 2022

Horticulture is HUGE in Florida, and FNGLA is the oldest and largest association targeting the needs of the environmental horticulture industry in Florida. FNGLA stands for the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association. With a whopping ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: CEU, Chemical, Education, FNGLA, Glyphosate, Grass, Growers, Herbicide, Horticulture, Hwooten, Industry, Industry Update, Landscape, Landscape Professional, Lawn, Ornamental, Pest Control, Pesticide, Pesticides, Turf

Plant Stressors: 10 Ways You Unknowingly Stress Your Plants

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August 26, 2021

Plant Stressors Plants can help us overcome stress in a variety of ways, but did you realize your plant can exhibit stress symptoms as well. A stressed plant is more susceptible to insect and disease problems. Here are ten ways you may unknowingly ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Central Florida, Container Gardening, Dollarweed, Environmental, Fertilization, Herbicide, Horticulture, Insect, Landscape, Mowing, Plant Disease, Plant Stressors, Pruning, Soil Compaction, Trees, Turfgrass, UF IFAS Extension, Urban Horticulture

Do Aquatic Herbicides Cause Sores on Fish?


February 28, 2021

By: Dr. Benjamin P. Sperry, Research Assistant Scientist, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants What is that!?! The fish I caught has sores! People around the state have been increasingly reporting fish with abnormalities or sores ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Herbicide, Invasive Plant Control, Invasive Plants, UF IFAS Extension, Water
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Spray Coverage Vs. Spray Coverage


February 28, 2021

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

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Herbicide, Invasive Plant Control, Natural Resources, Spray Coverage, UF IFAS Extension
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Human and Environmental Risks for the Use of Glyphosate Herbicide in Weed Control

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August 2, 2020

Glyphosate is an herbicide commonly used in Florida landscapes and agriculture. UF/IFAS is committed to safety and supports integrated pest management as the first line of defense against weeds and other pests, including the use of glyphosate ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Food Safety, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Glyphosate, Herbicide, Pesticide

HERBICIDE MIXING MATH FOR NATURAL AREAS


April 11, 2020

K. Stump, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL Situation: Land managers rely on herbicide to control invasive species in natural areas. However, improper application can have unintended environmental impacts and waste time, money, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, Environmental Impacts, FL., Herbicide, K. Stump, Kissimmee, Land Management, Natural Resources, Osceola Co.., UF IFAS Extension

Small Hand-Held Sprayers: An Easy and Inexpensive Tool to Combat Lawn and Garden Pests


April 9, 2020

Small hand-held sprayers: an easy and inexpensive tool to combat lawn and garden pests. Small hand-held pump sprayers are a relatively inexpensive and easy way to control pests and weeds around the home and in the landscape. They can be purchased ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Application, Fertilizer, Herbicide, How To, Pesticide, Pressurized Sprayer, Sprayer

A NOT so Friendly Native Plant: Heartleaf Nettle or Fireweed


February 9, 2020

As a sixth generation Floridian, I encourage people to plant and protect native plants. Native plants are critical to our native pollinators and other wildlife. However, one winter afternoon as I strolled through my yard, I bent down to pull ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf,
Tags: Cattle, Fireweed, Heartleaf Nettle, Herbicide, Livestock, Native Plants, North Florida, Polliantors, Suwannee County, Turfgrass, Weeds, Wildlife, Winter Annual

Tall Ironweed – Weed of the Week


November 26, 2019

Tall Ironweed - Weed of the Week Tall Ironweed is a very unpalatable plant for livestock, and because of the lack of competition it can quickly spread throughout a pasture. Mowing can be an effective method of control, but if not done enough ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease
Tags: Herbicide, Ironweed, Management, NFLAG, Pasture, Pesticide, Tall Ironweed, Weed Management, Weed Of The Week

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