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Celebrate World Pest Day Today!


June 6, 2022

What is World Pest Day? Today, June 6th, is National World Pest Day! World Pest Day was first celebrated on June 6, 2017 and has since become an annual event. The day is recognized to bring awareness to the problems pests can cause and the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: CEUs, Licensing, Pest, Pest Control, Pesticides, SeminoleCountyAg, World Pest Day
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June Class List


May 20, 2022

Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Office for some fun learning experiences this June! Below is our current class list for the month. 4-H Teen Teachers Training June 1  |  9:30 am to 3:30 pm Do you enjoy working with kids? ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Agriculture, Archery, Brevard County, Child Safety, Coastal Restoration, Conservation, Environment, Family Safety, Finances, Florida Sea Grant, Gaming, Gardening, Natural Resources, Pest Control, Shooting Sports, STEM, Summer Camp, Sustainability, Youth

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
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Study: White clay spray mix repels major crop pest


January 25, 2022

QUINCY, Fla. --- Tomatoes are big business in Florida, the nation’s top producer of the popular fruit, but an insect no bigger than a grain of rice threatens growers’ fields each season. The whitefly prefers the underside of leaves, enjoying ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Entomology, Josh Freeman, Kaolin, Mathews Paret, North Florida Research And Education Center, Pest Control, Plant Pathology, Tomato, Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl, Whiteflies, Whitefly, Xavier Martini

Weed Science Update: Homeowner Herbicide Considerations, Applications and Selections


February 11, 2021

With spring weather approaching, many Florida homeowners now find themselves preparing their landscapes and gardens for spring planting. One effective strategy for weed management is the effective application of chemical controls, or herbicides. Our ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Chris Marble, DIY, Edis, Extension, Herbicides, Homeowner, Homeowner Application, Landscape Weeds, Lawn, Marble, Pest Control, Research, Update, Weed Science, Weeds
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Pesticide CEU’s Available Online


March 27, 2020

Recently, all UF/IFAS Extension person-to-person meetings have been rescheduled for a later date. Due to health concerns, there will be no in-person Pesticide Training nor Pesticide Applicator Exams until further notice. If your license is ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: CEUs, Online Learning, Pest Control, Quarantine

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