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Oriental Fruit Fly Quarantine expanded in Miami-Dade as 09/28/15


September 29, 2015

Dear growers and public, please find the information of findings by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Fly Count Daily Finds: ­­­1 Total count to date: 161 Date of first find: Aug. 26, 2015 Date of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Expansion Of Fruit Fly, Miami-Dade, Mosca De La Fruta, Mosca Oriental De La Fruta, New Core, Nueva Area Cuarentena, Oriental Fruit Fly Core

Two new Oriental fruit fly meetings in September


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

Oriental Fruit Fly (OFF) in Miami-Dade County!


September 8, 2015

There is a new Oriental Fruit Fly Detection in Miami-Dade County confirmed on August of 2015 by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). Education on prevention, monitoring and eradication once is detected is the key to keep ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: FDACS, Florida Pest Alert, Fruit Pest, Miami-Dade, Mosca Oriental De La Fruta, OFF, Oriental Fruit Fly, Pest, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension, Vegetable, Workshop

Downy mildew confirmed on South FL purple velvet plants


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


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

Miami-Dade County Commercial Horticulture Industry


March 3, 2015

Join us to learn about the Commercial Horticulture industry (plant nurseries) thanks to this educational video created by the UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County Commercial Ornamental Extension agent. Thanks to the great weather in South Florida, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Agricultura Miami, Campoverde, Commercial Horticulture, Commercial Nursery, Environmental Industry, Extension, Extension Agent, Extensionista, Florida, Gators In Ag, Gators In Agriculture, Gators In SOuth Florida, Horticultura Miami, Miami, Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade Agriculture, Miami-Dade County Economy, Nurseries, Nursery, Ornamental, Ornamental Plant, Ornamentals, Plant Industry, Retail, South Florida Ag, South Florida Agriculture, UF, UF Gator Women, Video, Vivero, Wholesale Nursery

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


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

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