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2022 A Very Strange Rainy Season

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September 28, 2022

Or why average rainfall records do not fully relay the ups and downs of rainy season (nor dry season). As I sit writing this blog we are soaked in rain from a brush with Ian. This rainfall event and the past 10 days of rainy weather have ... READ MORE

Category: , Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Climate Change, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Homestead, South Florida, UF IFAS Extension

Two new Oriental fruit fly meetings in September

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September 18, 2015

1. Agriculture Industry Town Hall at UF/IFAS Extension for Oriental Fruit Fly Program with Commissioner of Agriculture Commissioner Putnam understands how crucial the eradication efforts are to those in the agriculture industry. He invites ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Fly, Homestead, Invasive Pest, Meeting, Miami, Miami-Dade, Mosca Frutera Oriental, OFF, Oriental Fruit Fly, Pest, UF IFAS Extension

2015-16 Cleansweep: To dispose canceled, suspended, unusable pesticides

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August 13, 2015

The purpose of Operation Cleansweep is to offer a safe, convenient, and cost effective mechanism for agricultural operations, golf courses, and pest control companies to properly dispose of canceled, suspended, and unusable pesticides (CSUP). WHO ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture
Tags: Agricultural Operations, Cleansweep, Florida, Homestead, Nurseries, Nursery, Suspended Pesticides, Unusable Pesticides

Downy mildew confirmed on South FL purple velvet plants

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August 6, 2015

Downy mildew, a disease known to damage dozens of plant species in Florida, has now been found on purple velvet plants in South Florida, UF/IFAS scientists say. Purple velvet plants are popularly used for foliage and cut flowers, said Aaron ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Downy Mildew, Gynura Aurantiaca, Homestead, Miami, Miami-Dade, Mildew, Nursery Pest, Ornamental, Pest, Peste, Plant Nursery, South Florida, UF, Velvet

#UFBugs – UF/IFAS study: Tiny wasp controls nuisance whitefly in Miami-Dade

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May 19, 2015

It is Bug Week in UF (University of Florida) and I would like to share this featured story with you of good bugs (biological control agents) working to help us against a well known pest for Miami-Dade residents: Rugose spiraling whitefly. GAINESVILLE, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #ufbugs, Avispa, Clases, Control Biologico, Educación, Education, Florida, Good Bugs, Homestead, Miami-Dade, Mosca Blanca, Predador, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension, UF/IFAS. UF-IFAS Extension, Wasp. Biological Agent, Whitefly

Do you want to learn if you are wasting herbicides during your application for FREE?

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February 26, 2015

University of Florida (UF/IFAS) Extension –Miami-Dade County and FNGLA can help! We want to help your nursery succeed. Most plant nurseries do not know how much herbicide they are applying. University of Florida Miami-Dade County Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ayuda A Viveristas, Clase, Free, Free Assesment, Gratis, Herbicida, Herbicide, Homestead, Investigacion, Mala Hierba, Maleza, Miami, Miami-Dade, Ornamentales, Ornamentals, Pesticide, Research, South Florida, Study, Stusio, Weed

Free Organic farm practices Workshop in Homestead: 01/05/15

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December 30, 2014

NCAT’s Gulf States office, in partnership with Quality Certification Services (QCS) of Gainesville, Florida, is offering a series of workshops about organic certification for producers in the Gulf States region. Three workshops are slated ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Clase, Farm, Florida, Free, Grower, Homestead, Miami, Organic, Organico

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