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Florida Golf Course Best Management Practices Program


March 31, 2022

Hey Pros! I know you are always looking to up your game. And practice makes perfect! That saying holds true for golfers, superintendents, and other golf professionals alike. Now, you can up your game by taking the Best Management Practices ... READ MORE

Category: , Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, Best Practices, BMP, Brevard, Cflandscapes, Fertilizer, Florida, Golf, Golf Bmp, Golf Course, Golf Training, Grass, Hwooten, Orange, Ornamental, Ornamental And Turf, Superintendent, Training, Turf, Unruh, Water

GI-GMP Could Save the State Millions and Boost Local Economy


December 20, 2021

Green Industry Best Management Practices Certifications: Could Potentially Save the State Millions of Dollars and Boost Local Counties Economy Part of a comprehensive program under the University of Florida’s, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Curriculum, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Professional Development
Tags: Florida, GI-GMP, Inmates, Jefferson County Correctional Institute, Program, Run-off, Taylor County, Training, Water Quality

UF/IFAS, FDACS to help teach science, engineering through aquaculture

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February 22, 2021

RUSKIN, Fla. – It’s like “Finding Dory” comes to the classroom. Through a $64,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to Schools program, the University of Florida and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Aqucualture, Curriculum, Engineering And Math, Florida Department Of Agriculture And Consumer Services, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Science, STEM, Teachers, Technology, Training, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

Safe food production training to be available to Florida’s small and beginning farmers through new USDA grant

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November 19, 2020

BY RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla. -- A new opportunity for Florida’s small and medium-sized produce farmers will become a reality with the support of a U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Outreach Program (FSOP) grant designed to produce ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Food Safety, Food Safety Outreach Program, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Michelle Danyluk, Training, USDA

Fertilizer is Regulated. Become a Certified Applicator. Take GI-BMP Class on 12/10/20.


November 3, 2020

That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. Fertilizer is regulated because ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, Cflandscapes, Fertilizer Ordinance, Florida, GI-BMP, GIBMP, Green Industries, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Hwooten, Law, Local Fertilizer Ordinance, Orange County, Required, Trained Applicator, Training, Urban Fertilizer

EmpowerU trains volunteers to communicate science-based information


October 13, 2020

A train-the-trainer course (IST #31879) is being offered for UF/IFAS extension agents & faculty interested in experiencing the program and potentially collaborating to teach the program in the future. EmpowerU is a new program designed ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Advocacy, Communication, EmpowerU, IST, Natural Resources, Training, Volunteers

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