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Plagas de las Fincas de Florida: Pulgones


January 6, 2022

Existen múltiples plagas que pueden tener un efecto negativo en nuestros cultivos y plantas ornamentales. Una de estas plagas son los pulgones. Los pulgones son pequeños insectos que se consideran plagas en todo el mundo. Tienen un cuerpo ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Aphids, Farm Planning And Management, Pests, Plant Pests, Polksmallfarms, Pulgones, Small Farms, Spanish, UF-IFAS

Florida Farm Pests: Aphids


January 6, 2022

There are multiple pests that can have a negative effect on our crops and ornamental plants. One of these pests are aphids. Aphids are small insects that are considered pests around the world. They have a soft body, shaped like a pear, and depending ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Aphids, Farm Planning And Management, Pests, Plant Pests, Polksmallfarms, Small Farms, UF-IFAS

Victory2020 Garden Youth Record Books

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July 15, 2020

Did you plant a garden this year? Want a way to report all of the great things that you got out of the garden? OR...are you planning to plant a fall garden and working to get things together now? Check out our Victory2020 Garden Youth Record ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture, Fall Garden, Garden, Gardening, Healthy Eating, Horticulture, Life Skills, Plant Pests, Planting, Record Book, Vegetables, Victory2020 Garden
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Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Plant Illness


March 3, 2020

Have you ever wondered how Master Gardener Volunteers figure out what’s wrong with a plant? We ask ourselves (or you) a series of questions before we start looking for the answer. You can ask yourself these questions, too. Being a plant detective ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Plant Clinic, Plant Pests, Polk County, Polkgardening
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Controlling Pest Nematodes: A Big Problem in Vegetable Gardens


April 14, 2018

Nematodes are a big problem for home vegetable gardeners, especially when vegetable production goes down. In Florida, there are no approved chemicals for use in home gardens. To battle nematodes, use some of the cultural practices in this post. ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Nematodes, Plant Pests, Vegetable Garden, Vegetables

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