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What’s New With The Florida Organo-Auxin Rule?


December 16, 2021

The Florida Organo-Auxin Rule (5E-2.033) has been in place for several decades. The purpose of this rule is to place additional restrictions and recordkeeping requirements on the use of auxin herbicides (such as 2,4-D, dicamba, and triclopyr) ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, FDACS, Herbicides, Jason Ferrell, Organo-auxin, Pesticide Information Office, Rules, Update

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

EDIS Update: Biology and Management of Doveweed (Murdannia nudiflora) in Ornamental Crop Production


October 10, 2019

Weed management is a constant battle in Florida landscapes, nurseries and agricultural production areas. Doveweed, a grass-like warm season annual weed, is a common contender in this battle. This EDIS document provides updated information ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Doveweed, Edis, Environmental Horticulture, Pests, Update, Weed Management, Weed Science

EDIS Update: Butterfly Pea (Clitoria ternatea) Flower Extract (BPFE) and Its Use as a pH-Dependent Natural Colorant


May 8, 2019

The butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea) plant's flower has a unique trait of changing color with the use of acidic additives and is a natural colorant. In the past, the food industry used synthetic dyes to enhance food and drink colors because ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Butterfly Pea, Edis, Environmental, Extension, UF/IFAS, Update

Spring 2014 Ornamental Plant Disease Update & Management Workshop


February 25, 2014

to update nursery growers, landscapers interested individuals on the latest and best management practices for tackling current ornamental fungal and bacterial plant diseases and to prevent some new ones for this next season. The workshop ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bacteria, Clases, Class, Enfermedades De Plantas, Fungus, Hongo En Plantas, Miami, Nursery, Ornamental, Pesticides, Plant Disease, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension, Update

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