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Bugs and Kisses: Spreading Love for Beneficials in the Landscape

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February 6, 2024

'Tis the season of love, and amidst the heart hoopla, I am spreading my enduring affection for one of my favorite group of organisms: Bugs! But, before you cringe at the thought of all bugs as being pests, ravaging  your roses or zesting your ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Agriculture, Beneficials, Biocontrol, Brevard County, Bugs, Horticulture, Insects, IPM, Landscape, Lawn, Lawns, Love, Natural Enemies, Ornaental Plants, Pest Management, Pests, Turf, Turfgrass, Valentine’s

Does Organic Mean Safe?

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January 11, 2024

Hello Avid Readers! Welcome back and Happy New Year! We are starting the year with a topic that comes up often. Have you ever been asked, does organic mean safe? As an entomologist, I have been asked this often, or heard it stated as a fact. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Conventional, Emily Kraus, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Organic, Pesticide Label, Pesticide Safety, Safety, Synthetic

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Steps and Methods

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December 14, 2023

The weather in Florida is adequate for many organisms to thrive. Unfortunately, this also includes many pest species that can harm crops and Ornamental plants. A pest can be any insect, mite, weed, fungi, bacteria, virus, bird, or any other ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Applying Pesticides Correctly, Biological Control, Florida Pests, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Polk Small Farms, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

Pasos y Métodos del Manejo Integrado de Plagas (MIP)

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December 14, 2023

El clima en Florida es adecuado para que muchos organismos prosperen. Desafortunadamente, esto también incluye muchas especies de plagas que pueden dañar los cultivos y las plantas ornamentales. Una plaga puede ser cualquier insecto, ácaro, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Applying Pesticides Correctly, Biological Control, En Espanol, Español, Florida Pests, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Polk Small Farms, UF/IFAS Polk County

Plagas de las Fincas de Florida: Chinches del Sur (“Southern Chinch Bug”)

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April 14, 2023

Si usted tiene una granja de césped en Florida o trabaja en un negocio de jardinería, las chinches pudieran convertirse en un problema económico importante si no se toma el control adecuado.   ¿Qué son las chinches y cómo puedo ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Chinches, Chinches De Sur, En Espanol, Español, Florida Farms, Florida Lawns, Florida Pests, IPM, Polksmallfarms, Sod, Southern Chinch Bug, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

Women’s history month: Madeline Mellinger

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March 15, 2023

Madeline Mellinger had only about a year of experience working with growers in the Everglades Agricultural Area when they asked her to serve as their adviser on pest management. During that year she had established their trust through consistent ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Everglades, History, IFAS, IPM, UF

Integrated Pest Management (IPM): A reasonable and responsible approach to pest control

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January 11, 2023

You may have heard the term integrated pest management or the phrase ‘IPM’ tossed around in conversation by your pest control company, your landscape maintenance service, or even me - your local extension agent! So, you may be wondering ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Work & Life
Tags: IPM, Pest, Pesticide, Pesticides, Pgm_Chemicals, WaysToSave

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