Florida es uno de los estados con mayor diversidad agrícola en la nación. Todos los cultivos son afectados por diferentes plagas. Los agricultores y operadores de plaguicidas deben entender cómo manejar efectivamente las poblaciones de plagas. ... READ MORE
Florida is home to one of the most diverse agricultural powerhouses in the nation. All the crops are affected by different pests. Farmers, as well as private applicators, need to understand how to effectively manage pest populations. Along with ... READ MORE
Got pesticide pileup?
Have you inherited someone else’s pesticide storage? No worries even if it’s your own! Operation Cleansweep is a great opportunity to properly dispose of pesticides that you may have been putting off dealing ... READ MORE
Does your farm operation employ seasonal, part time or full time workers?
Does your farm operation use pesticides? (Even organic or non-restricted use products count here.)
If you answered yes to the questions above, you need to know ... READ MORE
Are you in a bit of a rush to get into the groove on preparing for a pesticide applicator exam?
UF/IFAS Extension Polk County may be able to help you speed it along with fast access to purchasing pesticide exam study manuals.
The ... READ MORE
Landscape professionals and homeowners alike should be aware that the State of Florida requires a license in order to apply any pesticide (including herbicides such as Roundup®) as part of a landscape business.
The Limited Commercial Maintenance ... READ MORE
Why do landscape professionals and the property owners they serve need to know more about the Green Industries Best Management Practices?
Concerns about excessive nutrients and Florida's water quality have led to increased focus on the use ... READ MORE
The Private Pesticide Applicator License is a Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) license that allows for the purchase and application of Restricted Use Pesticides needed for the production of an agricultural product. This license covers applications ... READ MORE