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


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

The Heads Up On Roundup


August 26, 2021

A press release from Bayer recently stated that glyphosate will soon be removed from the residential lawn and garden market. This news, coupled with the fact that glyphosate supplies are currently low and difficult to obtain, has managers across ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Bayer, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Glyphosate, Jason Ferrell, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticides, Roundup

Pesticide Resistance: Does it Really Matter?


June 3, 2021

The use of modern pesticides didn’t ramp up until the late 1940’s. This era provided a seemingly unending stream of new products that became increasingly more effective, selective, and consistent. Unfortunately, it wasn’t long until products ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, Water
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Jason Ferrell, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Label, Pesticide Resistance, Pesticides
Flowers of creeping indigo arise from the base of the leaves and are pink to salmon in color.

Creeping Indigo, A Poisonous Plant of Concern in Florida Pastures


October 19, 2015

A recent rise in suspected horse poisonings has brought new attention to creeping indigo (Indigofera spicata), a toxic plant which has reportedly been in Florida for as long as 90 years. This new 5-page fact sheet covers plant description, signs ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock
Tags: Agronomy Department, Amanda House, Brent A. Sellers, Creeping Indigo, Edward W. Jennings, Florida Pastures, Horse Poisonings, Indigofera Spicata, Jason Ferrell, Poisonous Plant, Robert MacKay

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