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Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: May


April 23, 2024

Recommendations for your apiary in May: This beekeeping calendar is a tool for all beekeepers in Florida, small scale to commercial operations. This calendar is meant to be a reference point for beekeeping management and is not comprehensive. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ufbugs, Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Biological Control, Bug, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Management Calendar, Pests, UF-IFAS, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Landscape University CEU Day! In Person, In Lake Co.–5/15/24


April 11, 2024

Let's hang out and talk about plants at our upcoming Landscape University CEU Day! Join your esteemed Extension Agent hosts from UF/IFAS Extension Lake, Orange, and Seminole Counties for a fun morning of learning together in person, in Lake ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Bmoffis, Central Florida, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Unit, Fertilizer, FFL, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Horticulture, Horticulturist, Hwooten, IPM, Lake, Landscape, Landscape Management, Landscape Professional, Lawn, Mpinkerton, Orange, Ornamental Horticulture, Pest Management, Pests, Seminole

A Guide to Growing Tomatoes in Central Florida: Tips for Success


March 19, 2024

Tomatoes – they’re a staple in many home gardens, and for good reason. But if you're gardening in Central Florida, you might need to tweak your approach a bit to ensure a successful harvest. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you grow ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #SaveWaterFL, Community Garden, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit, Gardening, Growing Conditions, Horticulture, Pasco County, Pests, PH, Plant Disease, Seasonal, Smart Irrigation, Soil, Soil Amendment, Soil Test, Tomatoes, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office
Florida First Detector First Fridays

March 2024 First Friday with Florida First Detector


March 4, 2024

Recap of March 2024 First Friday with Florida First Detector Fruit crops are very important for Florida's agriculture industry. The state is a top producer for many tree fruits, berries, and melons. Despite challenges associated with citrus ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Greening, FFD23-24, FloridaFirstDetector, Fruit, Fruit Fly, Lime Swallowtail, Pests, SeminoleCountyAg
Altica spp. flea beetle

Leap into Learning: Flea Beetles


February 27, 2024

The daytime call of birdsong heralds our gentle transition into the spring season. Light rainstorms ensure that our soils are saturated and that our plants are nourished. The sun's rays work in tandem to encourage the emergence of fresh, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Beetle, Biocontrol, Control, Damage, Ecofriendly, Entomology, Flea, Insects, Pests, Pgm_Chemicals, Plant

Bugs and Kisses: Spreading Love for Beneficials in the Landscape


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

UF/IFAS experts on bed bugs and how to keep them from hitchhiking to your homes from your travels


December 13, 2023

With recent media exposure of bed bug activity impacting travelers worldwide, the public perception of this species tends to draw some concerns over its potential for harming humans and pets. University of Florida experts at the Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Bed Bugs, Faith Oi, Fort Lauderdale Structural Fumigation School, Holiday Travel, Holidays, News, Pests, Roberto Pereira, SFYL Hot Topic, Travel, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Entomology And Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Pest Management University, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Urban Entomology

Beekeeping Management Calendar: December


November 30, 2023

Recommendations for your apiary in December: This beekeeping calendar is a tool for all beekeepers in Florida, small scale to commercial operations. This calendar is meant to be a reference point for beekeeping management and is not comprehensive. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ufbugs, Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honeybee, Management Calendar, Pest, Pest Management, Pests, UF-IFAS, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Residential Plant Clinics around Orange County


November 16, 2023

Whether you're an avid backyard gardener or just starting your houseplant collection, our Master Gardener Volunteers are here to answer your plant questions! Find the closest Plant Clinic to you. With a county that spans over 1,000 square miles, ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits And Vegetables, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscape Management, New Vegetable Gardener, Ocextension, Orange County, Orange County Master Gardener Volunteers, Orange County MGV, Orange County Plant Clinic, Pests, Plant Clinic, Plants, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Vegetable Gardening

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